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Berkshire Botanical Gardens   Berkshire botanic garden


A small botanical garden in Stockbridge (western) MA, this is among the oldest in the country, and features various gardens, educational and special events. In 2012 special features were shade shelters designed by architects, and sun objects. The latter were from Greg and Natalie Randall of R.T. Facts in Kent, CT, entitled Garden Time: Objects Employing the Sun. These objects feature both antique and newly constructed armillaries, spheres and sundials made of stone, iron, bronze and other metals. Learn more on their website. photos from August 2012.

 

entrance to vegetable raised beds

 

vegetable raised beds and staking

 

herbs

 

windowbox on potting shed

 

perennial border near parking

 

succulents in metal containers

 

birds stone sundial

 

shade structure with green roof

 

artists class and garden beds

 

sun border and sundial

 

raised stone border

 

pond

 

rusty sundial, roses

 

roses, rustic shed

 

windowbox on shed

 

formal herbs

 

perennial walk

 

shade garden

 

daylilies

 

bromelliads in clay pots

 


 
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