The Berkshire Botanical Garden

Entry to de Gersdorf Perennial Garden in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer http://agardenforall.com

Entry to de Gersdorff Perennial Garden (photo by: Kathy Diemer)

I can’t think of a better way to start the month of August than by visiting the enchanting Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Mass. (www.berkshirebotanical.org) Easily accessible from scenic Route 7, this garden is situated on 15 gently rolling acres that are surrounded by the breathtaking Berkshire mountains. The property consists of two parcels, requiring road crossing to access 14 of the 26 display gardens that are positioned throughout the landscape for optimal viewing. The pathways and gardens are easily maneuverable; a hat and comfortable walking shoes are all that’s needed to stroll around the grounds. And there are numerous seating areas tucked into perfect vantage points, each offering wonderful opportunities to stop and reflect on a beautiful setting. [Read more…]