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Great gardens of the Berkshires

Virginia Small

Great gardens of the Berkshires

by Virginia Small

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Published by Down East Books in Camden, ME .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Berkshire Hills

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Virginia Small ; photographs by Rich Pomerantz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB451.34.M4 S63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16943078M
    ISBN 109780892727483
    LC Control Number2008026429
    OCLC/WorldCa221148829

    Historic sites, museums and gardens such as the America Wooden Farm are available for tours just a short distance from our hotel. Great Barrington Town Hall Travel less than 2 miles to visit Great Barrington Town on: Stockbridge Road, Route 7. The Triplex Cinema, located in Great Barrington, features a quality selection of first-run movies and independent films. They are also the home of the annual Berkshire International Film Festival. Gardens. Berkshire Botanical Gardens offers visitors a peaceful refuge of natural beauty and a stunning display of gardens. Their fall Harvest.

    Located about half an hour west of Great Barrington, the fair features a fiddling contest, farm animal exhibits and a horse show, a few rides and folk art (such as chain-saw sculpture). Contact the Berkshires Visitors Bureau (; ) for a more detailed list of sights and events. CultureAuthor: Toby Axelrod. For the peak cultural experience, explore the Berkshires from the last week of June through Labor Day, and all of its performing organizations will be in full swing. Towards the end of July, most of the area summer camps will offer a visiting weekend, and all area accommodations will book .

    The Berkshires is full of comfy hotels in addition to friendly locals, so it's no surprise that travelers come back. Book well in advance to ensure you snag a room! Your luxury vacation begs for you to explore day spas, art, and local museums. When you're smart enough to book travel on , it's all at your fingertips. Called “a glistening community gem” by Virginia Small, author of the book “Great Gardens of the Berkshires”, the garden’s mission is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening and the preservation of our environment.


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