On Saturday, September 8 from 10 – noon, assess the yearâ€™s gardening successes and failures, review the gardening events of the spring and summer and begin planning for next season, at Berkshire Botanical Garden. Consider winter interest in the garden and understand when to prune perennials. Learn how to prepare gardens for the coming winter season, including soil amendment, mulching, cutting back, and fall division of perennials. Seed saving for the coming spring, division of plants that require fall planting, and bulb planting techniques will be covered. Take home a variety of seeds, cuttings and perennials for next seasonâ€™s garden.
Elisabeth Cary is the Director of Education at the Berkshire Botanical Garden and has been gardening for over 20 years. She specializes in perennial, vegetable and mixed border gardens. She will share some favorite perennials from her own garden.Â To register ($22 for BBG members, $27 for non members) visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.