This lecture demonstration at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, West Stockbridge on Saturday, August 14 from 10 – noon, is an examination of plants you shouldnâ€™t be without in your garden. Herbs are easy and wonderful to grow in both the vegetable and flower garden setting. Learn about the familiar and not so familiar herbs and how to cultivate them. This is a hands-on demonstration with live plant material. Following the talk enjoy a tour through the botanical gardenâ€™s historic herb garden. The instructors will share their enthusiasm for these humble but essential garden plants.
Jack and Kathy Donohue have been gardening together for over 40 years. They have been members of the Herb Society of America for twenty five years and they were inducted into the Rosemary Circle of the Society in 2008. They have both been Chairperson of the CT Unit of the Herb Society of America. Both worked at White Flower Farm for 10 years, feeding their addiction for plants: any plants, anywhere at any time!Â $18 for BBG members, $24 for nonmembers.Â Register on line at www.berkshirebotanical.org, or call 413-298-3926.