Tuesday August 28, 2012

The Berkshire Botanical Garden and Berkshire Community College are offering a certificate program designed for the serious home gardener and the horticultural professional, starting in September.

Classes are held at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, located at the intersection of Routes 102 and 183.

Students can either enroll in a single course of interest or work toward a Certificate in Horticulture (Level I), a Certificate in Garden Design (Level II) or Advanced Certificates with a Concentration in Horticulture, Design or Sustainable Horticulture and Native Plant Garden Design (Level III).

Examples of classes offered this fall are Herbaceous Plants (Level I), Drafting for Garden Design (Level II), and Native Plant Selection and Identification (Level III).

To register for classes, call the registrar’s office at BCC, (413) 236-2127. For more information about the program, call BBG at (413) 298-3926, or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.



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