Saturday, February 27, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm – Growing Food: The Home Vegetable Bed

Attend an all day seminar on Saturday, February 27, from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, and get all your vegetable gardening questions answered in this practical program on growing food organically.  Learn about site selection, bed preparation, soil amendment, design, seed selection, varieties, pest and disease control techniques, and harvesting.  Three experts in the field will lead you through the day.  Pat Parkins owns Gardens of the Goddess, an organic gardening business focused on enhancing nature’s beauty through landscape design, installations and maintenance.  Dominic Palumbo owns Moon in the Pond Farm, a NOFA certified organic farm in Sheffield, Massachusetts.  He produces organic eggs, meat, wool, yarn and  honey.  Jack Sprano is a master gardener and long-time garden enthusiast, and a Board member of the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Members of BBG pay $45, non-members $50, and everyone is reminded to bring a bagged lunch, or you’ll be pretty hungry by the end of the day!  For more information, log on to