September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Berkshire Botanical Garden leads a workshop on adding beauty to your garden in the golden days of autumn with flowers, shrubs, trees and vines that shine during this season. Discover plants with colorful blooms, rich foliage and dramatic seed heads, and learn strategies that will guide you in designing a vibrant fall garden.
Jana Milbocker is the principal of Enchanted Gardens, a lecturer and author. She combines horticulture, design and travel tips to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. Jana loves to visit gardens and historic sites in the U.S. and abroad and to share her trips through her books, photos and blog.
She published The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast in 2018, The Garden Tourist’s New England in 2020, and The Garden Tourist’s Florida in 2021. The two-acre garden surrounding her Victorian home features more than 140 varieties of trees and shrubs, perennial gardens, peony and rose beds, water features and shady retreats.
Trained as a graphic designer, Jana brings years of critical design thinking, clarity and cohesiveness to her landscape solutions. Her professional experience includes 25 years as an art director and designer. Jana holds a BFA from Syracuse University, an MBA from Boston College and coursework in horticulture and landscape design.
Be aware, the garden has financial aid available for all BBG classes.
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