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Garden Intelligence: Lectures, Workshops, Events

Feb. 24, Kent
Kent Town Hall
Herb Liberation: Garden photographer, writer and organic land care professional Karen Bussolini will explain how to use herbs throughout the landscape: in flower gardens, in vegetable gardens (to attract pollinators), as ground covers and more. 2 p.m.

Feb. 26 – March 15, Stockbridge
Berkshire Botanical Garden The Bulb Show: an annual exhibition featuring New England springtime favorites and a collection of South African bulbs rarely seen in the Northeast.

March 4, Millbrook
Cary Institute Digging Deeper: Finding Design — Landscape Architecture and the Creative Process. In a series of vignettes chosen from her book, Susan Cohen reveals the specific—and often unexpected—design inspirations of landscape architects now working around the world. 11 a.m.

March 10, Stockbridge
Berkshire Botanical Garden Vegetable and Annual Flower Seed Starting: This workshop will focus on indoor sowing and growing-on practices, including preparation of an effective seed-sowing schedule, techniques for successful germination of challenging seeds, and management of plants at various stages of growth. 10 a.m.

March 24, Pine Plains
Pine Plains Community Room Pine Plains Seed Library Seed Swap: Meet other gardeners and share stories and recipes. If bringing seeds, please bring only homegrown heirloom or open-pollinated seeds in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the seed info. 1-2 p.m. The swap will be followed by DAHO! — a spring equinox concert of Algonquin-inspired music with Evan Pritchard and his Djee-gum-a-desq Orchestra.

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