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BBG Trustee, instructor, arborist, and all-around good guy Tom Ingersoll shares a wondrous little "sideshow" during a recent walk.

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BBG Trustee, arborist and educator Tom Ingersoll digs into one of the more nutritional meals your plants could ever know.

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Berkshire Trustee, arborist and educator Tom Ingersoll takes us on a walk through the fluffy stuff — and gives a quick lesson on nitrogen, soil health and wintering critters.

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During a recent tree tour at BBG, the arborist and Berkshire Botanical Garden Trustee Tom Ingersoll stopped to pay tribute to the wonders of oaks.

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White ribbons are gushing at Berkshire Botanical Garden! BBG's Director of Horticulture Eric Ruquist turns our attention to a "magical" extrusion this time of year.

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At our annual Arborists Day on Nov. 8, held at the Norman Rockwell Museum, BBG Trustee Tom Ingersoll took some time to explain a challenging task: how to care for trees whose lateral branches have grown too big for their britches.

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Before Ann Getsinger closes out her extraordinary "Garden of Curiosity" exhibition here on Nov. 19, she shares the story behind one of her favorite paintings.

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Ann Getsinger's "The Garden of Curiosity" closes here at Berkshire Botanical Garden on Nov. 19. The Leonhardt Galleries are open daily through Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come meet "Otherglow" and others!

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Ann Getsinger, whose works comprise “The Garden of Curiosity” art exhibition at Berkshire Botanical Garden through Nov. 19, explains how this distinctive work of oil on linen came into being.

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Dressed seasonally like a human road cone, Stewart Edelstein — the author of An Alphabetical Romp Through the Flora of Berkshire Botanical Garden, From Agave to Zinnia — explains a gourd-eous tradition.

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One of our beloved volunteers here at Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stewart Edelstein, shares a new essay he wrote about fall, autumn, the harvest!

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Locusta, languste, lobsters ... say what? Stewart Edelstein, author of "An Alphabetical Romp Through the Flora of Berkshire Botanical Garden: From Agave to Zinnia," goes out on a limb to explain.

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"The Garden of Curiosity" creator Ann Getsinger explains the work that has kept her focused for decades. 

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Berkshire Botanical Garden's Harvest Festival returns on Oct. 7-8. Here's to community, the natural world and our agricultural heritage!

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Here is one of the stunning works in Ann Getsinger's exhibition, "The Garden of Curiosity," now showing at Berkshire Botanical Garden through Nov. 17.

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Ann Getsinger tells the story behind her painting "Sylvanus," one of about 50 works in her show "The Garden of Curiosity," showing at Berkshire Botanical Garden through Nov. 19.

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Frogs! Flowers! And Fall is coming! Here's a Garden close-up from mid-September.

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Should we worry about those leaves? They are discoloring and falling already. Ron Kujawski stopped in this week to explain what's going on now and why.

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