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Level I Certificate in Horticulture

  • Level I courses cover material essential for a foundation in good gardening practices and are designed sequentially beginning in September and progressing through April.
     
  • Level I requires completion of the seven Level I core courses and the Garden Practicum.
     
  • The Garden Practicum reinforces classroom work with hands-on experience in the garden.
     
  • Students can sign up for the Garden Practicum in either the fall or spring semesters.
     
  • The Level I Certificate serves as a foundation for all advanced courses.
     
  • Classes generally meet from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Fall 2018 Level I

To register, call Berkshire Community College: 413-236-2127 or email workshops@berkshirecc.edu. For program questions, call Berkshire Botanical Garden at 413-357-4657 or email cwellens@berkshirebotanical.org.

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, September 4 – 25
Herbaceous Plants
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, October 2 – 23
Ornamental Woody Plants
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, October 30 – November 20
Soil and Soil Amendments
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, November 27 – December 18
Plant Health Care
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Discounted cost for all 4 Fall Semester Level I courses: Members: $630, Non-Members: $665

Tuesday, 5pm, September 4: Initial Fall Meeting (registration ongoing)
Garden Practicum
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185


Spring 2019 Level I (course descriptions coming soon)

To register, call Berkshire Community College: 413-236-2127 or email workshops@berkshirecc.edu. For program questions, call Berkshire Botanical Garden at 413-357-4657 or email cwellens@berkshirebotanical.org.

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, January 8 – 29
The Science of Plant Propagation
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, February 5 – 26
Sustainable Landscape Care & Garden Maintenance
Members: $175, Non-Members: $185

Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, March 5 –  April 16
Landscape Design I
Members: $300, Non-Members: $325

Discounted cost for all 3 Spring Semester Level I courses: Members: $585, Non-Members: $625.

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Open Daily 9AM to 5PM

May 1st through Columbus Day
Here in beautiful Stockbridge, MA

Members
Free
Adults
$15
Seniors
$14
Students
$12
Under 12
Free

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