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Where to See Santa- Dec. 1

Lilac Park, Lenox Lilac Park, Lenox, MA, United States

Santa Clause will NOT be visiting Ward's Nursery this year but can be found at the Lenox tree-lighting in Lilac Park starting at 6 p.m.

Where to See Santa- Dec. 9

Holiday Stroll Railroad St. & Main St., Great Barrington, MA, United States

Santa Clause will NOT be visiting Ward's Nursery this year but can be found at the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce "Holiday Stop Shop & Stroll". Meet him at 4:30 at Railroad St. & Main then chat in the Berkshire Bank lobby.

Where to See Santa – Dec. 16-17, 2023

Barnbrook Realty-TD Bank 271 Main St., Great Barrington, MA, United States

Santa will NOT be visiting Ward's this year but you can chat with him at this community location on Saturday December 16th and Sunday December 17th at the same time: 10a.m. - 3p.m.

Christmas Tree Recycling

Behind Tractor Supply Co. 356 Stockbridge Rd., Great Barrington, MA, United States

Scouts BSA Troop 23 will be recycling Christmas trees as a service to the community and fundraiser for the scouts on two Saturdays in January. Two recycling options: You drop off your cut tree behind Tractor Supply, 356 Stockbridge Rd, Great Barrington, on either Saturday Jan. 6 or Jan. 13 between 10a.m and 1p.m. Please […]

$5 – $10

February Workshop- Make a Terrarium

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

Class is FULL - Sign up for Waiting List ONLY with Eva Ward. A great winter garden activity for anyone especially those with little hands.   Workshop fee includes soils and plants for one terrarium, planting instructions, and cultural care tips. Please provide your own 1-2 gallon glass container either re-purposed or purchased from Ward's. Children […]

$35

February Workshop- Herb Seed-starting

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

Class is FULL - Sign up for Waiting List ONLY with Erin Benken and Eva Ward This workshop now occurs twice on Feb. 18.  We added an earlier time at 10 a.m. and second (original) group is 1 p.m. Please check you confirmation time in the email. Start your own mix of herbs in a […]

$25

February Workshop – Kids Feed the Birds

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

with Sam Ward. Come on over for messy play.  Birdfeeders are made with peanut butter (or shortening if peanut butter is an allergen) smeared on pinecones then rolled in birdseed mix.  Cones will vary in size.  A simple cord of twine tied to the top allows the feeder to hang from tree limbs or porch […]

Free

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 - Waiting List Only 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 […]

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 - waiting list 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 […]