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September 2020

Self-Guided Garden Tour

September 26 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Naumkeag House & Gardens, 5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Free – $20

Mabel Choate inherited Naumkeag in 1929, and for the next 30 years worked with landscape architect Fletcher Steele to create the magnificent gardens for which Naumkeag is now known, including the world-famous Blue Steps. With a map in hand, you'll stroll eight acres of world-renowned gardens at your own pace.

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Self-Guided Garden Tour

September 27 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2020

Naumkeag House & Gardens, 5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Free – $20

Mabel Choate inherited Naumkeag in 1929, and for the next 30 years worked with landscape architect Fletcher Steele to create the magnificent gardens for which Naumkeag is now known, including the world-famous Blue Steps. With a map in hand, you'll stroll eight acres of world-renowned gardens at your own pace.

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Drafting for Garden Design

September 30 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Learn basic drafting skills necessary to record and effectively communicate scaled site plans. The course will cover reference books, drafting supplies, media/paper types, line weights, lettering and scale reading. Drafting demonstrations will familiarize students with professional drawing techniques, and students will begin to draft basic site plans and explore map-making.

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October 2020

The Colorful & Curious World of Carnivorous Plants

October 3 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$30 – $35

Introduction to the colorful and curious world of gardening with the carnivorous plants of North America. Topics will include noteworthy genus and species such as Pitcher Plants, Sundews, and Venus Flytraps, how to effectively use them in design, an introduction to bog-making and propagation.

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Drafting for Garden Design

October 7 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Learn basic drafting skills necessary to record and effectively communicate scaled site plans. The course will cover reference books, drafting supplies, media/paper types, line weights, lettering and scale reading. Drafting demonstrations will familiarize students with professional drawing techniques, and students will begin to draft basic site plans and explore map-making.

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Drafting for Garden Design

October 14 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Learn basic drafting skills necessary to record and effectively communicate scaled site plans. The course will cover reference books, drafting supplies, media/paper types, line weights, lettering and scale reading. Drafting demonstrations will familiarize students with professional drawing techniques, and students will begin to draft basic site plans and explore map-making.

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Boreal Forest Volunteer Trail Work Day

October 25 @ 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tamarack Hollow Nature & Culture Center, 1515 Savoy Hollow Road
Windsor, MA 01270 United States
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Help clear trails and continue to prep the site of the future nature center – come for some of time or the whole time! Snacks and cider provided (in accordance with current guidelines). Please bring your own gloves (and lunch if staying for the day). For registration info email: [email protected]

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Late Fall Pruning

October 25 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$25 – $35

Autumn is a great time to assess your woody plants for shape, structure and health. This demonstration/workshop with arborist Ken Gooch will focus on pruning, including when, why and how to shape, renovate, train or rejuvenate your woody plants. Learn about pruning tools, timing and specific techniques available to the home gardener. Pruning techniques for both evergreen and deciduous hedges will be covered.

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Waterfowl on Berkshire Lakes and Ponds

October 31 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on November 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$12 – $17

Spend the morning visiting several Berkshire lakes in search of migrating waterfowl that only briefly stopover in the area. Culminating with a stop at Bartlett's Apple Orchard for hot cider and doughnuts, we'll search for loons, grebes, and the hundreds of ducks fleeing the cold of the north. Travel by Mass Audubon van or carpool between sites. Minimal hiking involved. Spotting scopes provided. Registration is required.

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November 2020

Waterfowl on Berkshire Lakes and Ponds

November 14 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on November 14, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$12 – $17

Spend the morning visiting several Berkshire lakes in search of migrating waterfowl that only briefly stopover in the area. Culminating with a stop at Bartlett's Apple Orchard for hot cider and doughnuts, we'll search for loons, grebes, and the hundreds of ducks fleeing the cold of the north. Travel by Mass Audubon van or carpool between sites. Minimal hiking involved. Spotting scopes provided. Registration is required.

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