Visitors welcome anytime!
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 - 5:00
Weekdays: By chance or by appointment.
351 South Shirkshire Road
Conway, MA 01341
Phone: (413) 625-9446
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
Events Schedule 2023
Mother’s Day Weekend Sale 2023
Saturday, May 13, Sunday, May 14.
9am to 5pm
Stop by this weekend for well-grown nursery stock , sensible advice (mostly horticultural), inspiration, and great deals on plants.
Check out the Wilder Hill Press Gallery for gift ideas for Mom.
Introduction to Printmaking
Saturday, September 23
9am to 4pm
$150 (Includes all materials)
Learn the basics of relief printmaking in this intensive workshop at Wilder Hill Press amid the beautiful landscape of Wilder Hill Gardens. Design and carve a plate, before printing your own limited series of images with non-toxic Akua inks. We will cover ghost printing, reduction printmaking, and selective inking as ways to introduce color into your images. No experience required.
Cyanotype Printing and Bookmaking Workshop
Saturday, October 1, 9am-4pm……$160.
(printouts and all materials included)
Learn two important, fun techniques in one workshop! First we will explore the the historic process of Cyanotype printing to produce gorgeous, Prussian blue images. After creating a mock-up of your books, we will fashion your images in to two significant book types; a Codex and an Accordion. The addition of text, collage, threading, additional toning or color are all possibilities. We will learn about bookmaking papers, cover material, bindings and much more. A variety of handmade book will be on display in the studio.
Learn How to Prune Workshop
SATURDAY, MAY 20. 9 am-12 noon
$60 includes handout
Are you mystified by the prospect of caring for the overgrown shrubs and trees in your landscape? In this hands-on workshop we will learn three ‘secrets’ to unlocking the mystery of correctly pruning your ornamental and fruiting shrubs, trees too!
Join Lilian Jackman on a pruning tour of the gardens of Wilder Hill, pruning and learning as we go. Please bring a pair of bypass pruning clippers.
Wreath-making workshop and Studio Open House
Sat. December 2 and Sun. Dec. 3
9 am-4 pm
Drop in anytime between 10:00 and 4:00 to learn the traditional art of wreath-making. Use fresh, mixed greens from Wilder Hill Gardens to craft beautiful wreaths, swags and garlands. All materials provided. Instruction included.
Mixed bundles of greenery will be available for your planters and home decorating.
Enjoy a glass of hot, mulled cider by the fire, view the stupas and the 12 ft. long porcelain mosaic.
Shop for original prints, pottery, herbal hydrosols, dried Asian pears, and hand-bound books by Wilder Hill Press.
The 2022 Wreath Making Workshop was so much fun, well attended both days. Everyone made a beautiful wreath from WHG super fresh mixed greenery and berries. There were cookies and hot drinks too.
2023 Wilder Hill Gardens