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Upcoming Events and Workshops

Events Schedule 2024

Mother’s Day Sale

Saturday, May 11, Sunday, May 12
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Our annual Mother’s Day Sale! Hardy, healthy flowering shrubs, native plants, trees, perennial flowers, herb plants, and a great selection of sturdy and unusual annuals. Stop by for locally grown nursery stock, horticultural advice, and inspiration.

Learn How to Prune Workshop                       

Saturday, May 18. 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, and trees too!  

Please bring a pair of hand clippers.

Using Native Plants in the Home Landscape 

Saturday, May 25, 9 am-12 pm      

Would you like to add native plants to your landscape to refresh your plantings while providing food and habitat for beneficial insects and birds?


In this workshop we will learn which native plants are especially suitable for home landscape design. How exactly do we define a native plant from a botanical perspective? We will cover native woody plant material (trees and shrubs) and learn how to create a lovely and self- sustaining native plant shade garden. Students will create their own preliminary design with the plant lists provided.


Growing Wild!
Using Native Plants in the Home Landscape


A Free Workshop at Wilder Hill Gardens
Saturday, June 8, 10-11 am


Visit our gorgeous local nursery, learn about native plants, and receive three free 1 Gal. Native plants as part of the 2024 Growing Wild Program.
Sponsored by Massachusetts DCR and DAR. 

This is a drop-in workshop. There is no need to preregister.


Woodblock Printing Workshop

Saturday, September 21, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
$160 (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 is required.



Cyanotype Printing and Bookmaking Workshop​

Saturday, September 28, 9 am to 4 pm

$160. (Includes all materials)


Learn two important, fun techniques in one workshop! First, we will explore the historical process of Cyanotype printing to produce gorgeous, Prussian blue images. After creating a mock-up of your books, we will fashion your images into 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 books will be on display in the studio.


Wreath-making workshop and Studio Open House

Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1

9 am to 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.

Shop for original prints, pottery, herbal hydrosols, dried Asian pears, and hand-bound books by Wilder Hill Press.

Pre-registration is required for all events and workshops.

The 2023 Wreath Making Workshop was so much fun, and well attended on both days. Everyone made a beautiful wreath from WHG fresh mixed greenery and berries. There were cookies and hot drinks too.
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