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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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Combining Perennials 10:00 am
Combining Perennials @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The whole can be more than the sum of the parts when you garden skillfully. A flowering perennial that is pretty by itself may be spectacular when contrasted with the right neighbor. And one plant can make[...]
The Art and Science of Pickling 1:00 pm
The Art and Science of Pickling @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This program is cancelled  due to under enrollment Food preservation can be a challenge, and before refrigeration, pickling was an essential strategy for safe food storage. In this illustrated talk and demonstration, participants will investigate[...]
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Harvest Festival
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day
Save the Date! Berkshire Botanical Garden’s 2016 Harvest Festival will be held Columbus Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday October 8th and 9th! About the Festival For generations the Harvest Festival has been a cherished tradition in[...]
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Growing Garlic 10:00 am
Growing Garlic @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This lecture on growing garlic by local garden guru Ron Kujawski—comes just in time for planting a garlic crop. Ron will inspire, entertain, and inform gardeners about how to grow the best garlic in town.[...]
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The Gardens of Greater Philadelphia Study Tour 7:30 am
The Gardens of Greater Philadelphia Study Tour @ Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 13 @ 7:30 am – Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
This members only excursion departs Thursday, October 13 at 7:30am from BBG and returns Saturday, October 15 at 7pm.  Cost: $975. A deposit of $400 is due upon registration. To register, call 413-298-3926, x 10 or[...]
Gardening with Native Plant Communities 5:30 pm
Gardening with Native Plant Communities @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This class meets on Thursdays, October 13, 20, 27 & , November 3 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. It is co-enrolled with Horticulture Certificate Program. This course, led by sustainable gardening expert and Altamont Estate garden[...]
Gardening with Native Plant Communities (H,D,NP) 5:30 pm
Gardening with Native Plant Communities (H,D,NP) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Classes meet on Thursdays, October 13 – November 3, 5:30 – 8:30pm. This course will help students better understand the principles and practices of ecological gardening with a focus on native plant communities.  Students will[...]
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Fruits of Fall: Botanical Illustration 10:00 am
Fruits of Fall: Botanical Illustration @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
This class is nearing capacity. Please call to register for remaining spots. 413 298 3926 x 10 This class meets on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 19, 20 and 21, from 10am – 4pm. Enjoy[...]
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Tree Care for Gardeners 1:00 pm
Tree Care for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This class meets on Fridays, October 21 and 28, November 4 and 18, from 1 – 4pm. It is co-enrolled with Horticulture Certificate Program. Whether amateur or professional horticulturalists, gardeners are stewards of the landscape, and[...]
Tree Care for Gardeners (H,D,NP) 1:00 pm
Tree Care for Gardeners (H,D,NP) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This course meets on Fridays, 1-4pm, October 21 & 28; November 4 & 18. Whether you are an amateur or professional horticulturalist, you are a steward of the landscape, and probably spend more time than[...]
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Cheese-Making 9:00 am
Cheese-Making @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
There is a 10% discount if you register also for Farmhouse Cider-Making on October 22 from 11am – 2pm. Call 413-298-3926 to register if you are taking both workshops. Learn how to make a simple, delicious cheese in[...]
Farmhouse Cider-Making 11:30 am
Farmhouse Cider-Making @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 22 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
In New England, cider-making is to autumn what maple sugaring is to the spring season: a cultural activity. Cider expert Dennis D. Picard will teach us the history and process of this American tradition from[...]
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Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky 9:30 am
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
This class is co-enrolled with the Horticulture Certificate Program. To have your project considered, call 413-298-3926 for details. This fast-paced, information-saturated clinic with noted landscape architect Walt Cudnohufsky introduces design students, homeowners and gardeners to methods[...]
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