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There is something for everyone at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Below is a list of our scheduled events classes, and exhibits.  For details on any individual listing, just click on the event for more information.  If you still have questions, feel free to call the garden at 413.298.3926.  See you at the Garden!

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Greenhouse And Plant Conservatory Management 4:00 pm
Greenhouse And Plant Conservatory Management
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This course is co-enrolled with the Horticulture Certificate Program and meets on Thursdays, February 2 – March 2, at 4 – 7pm. This course will focus on the ins and outs of controlling the greenhouse[...]
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Unusual Edible Fruits For The New England Landscape 10:00 am
Unusual Edible Fruits For The New England Landscape
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Take your home orchard beyond apples and plums (or leave these complicated growers behind altogether for other varieties that grow well in the region). Cricket Hill’s Dan Furman will share his experience growing and cultivating[...]
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Winter Lecture: Thomas Woltz 2:00 pm
Winter Lecture: Thomas Woltz
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Known for his subtle, sensitively detailed designs that take in the essence of place, acclaimed landscape architect Thomas Woltz shares his design philosophy, his superb sense of plantsmanship focused on selecting species and varieties that[...]
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Maple Sugaring at Home 1:00 pm
Maple Sugaring at Home
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This workshop will demonstrate the beloved New England tradition of making maple syrup at home, using the sugar bush on the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Chris Wellens, Director of Youth Education at BBG,[...]
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The Natural History Of Bees For Beekeepers And Naturalists Alike 2:00 pm
The Natural History Of Bees For Beekeepers And Naturalists Alike
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aimed at beekeepers who want a more in-depth understanding of bee behavior as well as those interested in the natural world, this class, focused on bees as pollinators as well as on honey bees, explores[...]
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Landscape Design I (required) 5:30 pm
Landscape Design I (required) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Classes meet on Tuesdays, January 28 – April 11. This design course will introduce students to the design process—the systematic way designers approach a site and client. The course will include a series of simple[...]
Sustainable Landscape Care & Garden Maintenance (required) 5:30 pm
Sustainable Landscape Care & Garden Maintenance (required) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Classes meet on Tuesdays, February 28 – April 11, from 5:30 – 8:30pm. Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the design process. Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to factor sustainable maintenance concerns with[...]

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