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Spring into Gardening
Spring into Gardening
Berkshire Garden Symposium
Saturday March 28, 2020
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Lenox Memorial Middle & High School – East Street, Lenox, MA
Featuring: Bridghe McCracken
Founder of Helia Land Design & Helia Native Nursery
Preserving Our Ecosystem’s Native Trees & Shrubs by Identifying & Removing Invasive Plants
It’s called Land Stewardship. In response to the threats on local and global ecosystems, Helia’s mission is to protect native plant diversity, develop and enhance habitat for birds, butterflies, dragonflies, pollinators and amphibians, thus supporting a resilient ecosystem. The team of visionary landscapers focus on restoring wildflower meadows, woodlands, wetlands and design sacred spaces for humans, animals and plants alike, carrying the model for land stewardship into every project assignment. Bridghe will share a few aspects of how YOU can be a better land.
- Plus 10 More Garden Topic Choices!!
8:00 AM Registration/Coffee,Tea & Breakfast Items Available
8:45 - 10:00 AM Session I - Five Topics to choose from
10:30-11:45AM KeyNote: Bridghe McCracken
11:45-12:45PM Lunch/Pizza, Side Salad & Desert Included
1:00-2:15PM Session II - Five More Topics to choose from
Attractions between Classes & during Lunch
Environmental Organization Tables-Vendors & Environmental Experts will be available to discuss their specialties
Garden Glove Sale
Plant Sale - Viridissima Horticulture & Design, Becket, MA
Garden Raffle - Tickets available for purchase/Drawing is at lunch time
Used Gardening Book Sale-Browse through these gems to add to your collection
Refreshments-Complimentary beverages & breakfast items available. Lunch is included.
For more information contact: Western Mass Master Gardener Assoc - wmmga.org or Chris Stodden, 111 Quirico Dr., Pittsfield, MA 01201 - Telephone-413-443-2910 Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lenox Memorial Middle & High School
197 East Street
Lenox, MA 01240
Registration is required before Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Topic workshop are listed for each Session, please choose one.
Pre-registration is required as seating is limited.
Register early to get first pick of classes.
Please note: Lenox prohibits food in classrooms and is a nut-free cafeteria. For the health of students, do not bring any products containing nuts into the school.
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Full Registration-please bring a notebook if you wish to take notes
Keynote Speaker: Bridghe McCracken
Choose one class from Session I
Session I - A: Bulbs: Summer, Fall & Spring
Session I - B. Living Walls
Session I - C. Tried & True Annuals & Perennials
Session I - E. The Importance of Training & Maintaining Young Trees
Choose one class from Session II
Session II - F. Herbs for the Health of It
Session II - G. Secrets of Landscape Shrub Care
Session II - H. The Power of Purple in Garden & Landscape Design
Session II - I. Container Gardening