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Berkshire Botanical Garden

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5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
(413) 298-3926 http://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

December 2019

Holiday Marketplace

December 8 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This annual year-end event finds the Garden transformed into a glistening holiday market featuring the Gallery of Wreaths, a Garden tradition offering one-of-a-kind wreaths created by some of the area’s most talented designers and artists. A holiday plant sale features hand-selected flowering plants, traditional centerpieces and holiday swags, and regional craft vendors offer a range of products from hand-made giftware and jewelry to beeswax and felted products.

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Plant Health Care

December 10 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This program focuses on factors that affect plant health care, including insects, diseases, pathogens, and abiotic influences. Basic diagnostic techniques will be taught. Learn to minimize potential problems through proper site preparation, plant selection, and placement. Managing problems using biological, chemical, and cultural techniques will be discussed with a focus on IPM (4 classes).

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Bark and Buds: Winter Tree ID

December 14 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$25 – $35

Discover the many plants that lend bark, buds, fruit and structural interest to the garden in fall and winter. Students will develop the ability to identify winter trees by twig and bud anatomy, bark features and plant architecture while practicing their skills with winter tree dichotomous keys.

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Warmth and Comfort: Cooking with Pleasure through the Depths of Winter

December 14 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$55 – $65

As the snow falls and the temperatures dip, we can turn on the stove, pour a glass of wine, and bring our friends and family together around the warmth of the table. Join cookbook author Alana Chernila for a hands-on class where the comfort foods of winter play a starring role. Recipes will include polenta with all the greens, shredded brussels with crispy shallots and pecans, and pear gingerbread with whipped cream.

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Plant Health Care

December 17 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This program focuses on factors that affect plant health care, including insects, diseases, pathogens, and abiotic influences. Basic diagnostic techniques will be taught. Learn to minimize potential problems through proper site preparation, plant selection, and placement. Managing problems using biological, chemical, and cultural techniques will be discussed with a focus on IPM (4 classes).

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