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Classes for Spring 2024- Compost Happens

Ward's Nursery & Garden Center 600 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, United States

SATURDAY March 9 10 AM- COMPOST HAPPENS with Jodi Cahillane, Ward's Nursery staff and Western Mass. Master Gardener It may be the single best amendment for your soil no matter what you intend to plant!  Great gardens start with great soils. Introducing organic material through rich compost can improve your plants' ability to take up […]

Classes for Spring 2024 – Principles of Pruning

Ward's Nursery & Garden Center 600 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, United States

SATURDAY March 16 10 AM – PRINCIPLES OF PRUNING for structure and sustainability with Tom Ingersoll and Melissa Ingersoll, MA Certified Arborists. Do your trees look out of control? Do your shrubs have few flowers and look dead in the center? Proper pruning from planting through maturity can help improve form and aesthetics, boost disease […]

Classes for Spring 2024 – Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstration

Ward's Nursery & Garden Center 600 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, United States

SATURDAY March 23 10 AM- FRUIT TREE PRUNING DEMONSTRATION with Marc Fadding, Certified Arborist, Horticulturist and Owner of Marconica, Inc., Glendale, MA. Proper pruning of fruit trees encourages health, invigorates growth in both the tree and its fruit, and improves the aesthetics of your property. Learn the timetables for pruning and protective spraying as Marc […]

Classes for Spring 2024 – Baker’s Dozen of Herbs

Ward's Nursery & Garden Center 600 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, United States

SUNDAY March 24 1 PM- A BAKER'S DOZEN OF HERBS with Sandy Merrill, Gardens by D'esign, New London CT Herbs may be the easiest plants to grow - so don't baby them!  They love sun and rocky, quick-draining soil.  Most were just 'weeds' that someone noticed smelled nice when touched, and through trial and error, […]

Classes for Spring 2024 – Tour & Trouble Shoot Spring Plants

Ward's Nursery & Garden Center 600 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA, United States

SUNDAY April 21 10 AM – TOUR & TROUBLE SHOOT SPRING PLANTS with Erin Benken & Morgan Gasperini, Ward’s Nursery Massachusetts Certified Horticulturists. Erin and Morgan will lead you through the yard when most of our spring planting material has arrived. Bring questions! This class will occur outside among our perennials, trees and shrubs in […]