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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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Benched 9:15 pm
Benched @ Berkshire Botanical
Jun 3 @ 9:15 pm – Sep 15 @ 10:15 pm
  Below is a list of exhibitors and their benches:   RT Facts                                                                         Kent, CT Lion’s paw bench   The feet of this cast concrete bench were cast by Greg Randall from antique pieces and topped[...]
Ariella Chezar: The Flower Workshop 10:00 am
Ariella Chezar: The Flower Workshop @ Zonneveld Farm, Columbia County, NY
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class is fully enrolled. Participants will meet at Zonneveld Farm (directions sent upon registration). Join nationally recognized floral artist Ariella Chezar for an inspiring and informative program on flower arranging. The program will take place[...]
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Garden Practicum (required) 5:00 pm
Garden Practicum (required) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Initial Fall Meeting: Tuesday, September 6, 5 pm The practicum complements classroom work through hands-on training in the garden. Work alongside garden staff practicing gardening techniques, usually beginning with a demonstration and instruction. Activities include propagation,[...]
Herbaceous Plants I (required) 5:30 pm
Herbaceous Plants I (required) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Classes meet on Tuesdays, September 6-27, from 5:30 – 8:30pm. Learn about the basic herbaceous plants used in the garden setting including identification, planting, fertilizing, pest control and pruning.  Perennial selection will be the focus, although[...]
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Stalking Wild Mushrooms 10:00 am
Stalking Wild Mushrooms @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn all about woodland fungi with Berkshire Mycological Society president John Wheeler as he focuses on those commonly known as mushrooms. This enormous and diverse group of plants is most apparent in the wild during[...]
Bringing Plants In for the Winter 2:00 pm
Bringing Plants In for the Winter @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Wondering what to do in the fall with all those special patio plants that you have slaved over for the summer months? Horticulturist and Viridssima owner Jenna O’Brien will pass along tricks of the trade to[...]
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Gardening in Pots: How to Design, Maintain, and Winterize Container Gardens and Plants 5:30 pm
Gardening in Pots: How to Design, Maintain, and Winterize Container Gardens and Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This class meets on Mondays, September 12, 19,  and 26, from 5:30 – 8:30pm. It is co-enrolled with the Horticulture Certificate Program. Acquire a knowledge of the skills required for creating and maintaining beautiful and successful[...]
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Growing Giant Pumpkins 1:00 pm
Growing Giant Pumpkins @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This class is Cancelled Join woody plant guru Adam Wheeler of Broken Arrow Nursery for a fun and informative look into the world of competitive pumpkin growing. Learn how to grow plants in the Cucurbita family to[...]
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Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees 9:30 am
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Autumn is a great time to assess your woody plants for shape and structure. This demonstration and workshop, led by Forest Health Program Director for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and arborist Ken[...]
Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener with Joseph Tychonievich 1:00 pm
Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener with Joseph Tychonievich @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This class is co-sponsored with the Berkshire Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society. It’s the holy grail of gardening: a plant that perfectly matches your tastes and the conditions in your garden. The[...]
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Invasive Plant Identification, Removal, and Control Strategies 1:00 pm
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal, and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This class meets on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1, from 1 – 3pm. Michael Nadeau, founding member of the Organic Land Care Project, will explore invasive plants, their identification, removal and control strategies[...]

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