Garden Workshops

Wistariahurst Museum Garden Lectures & Workshops

Western Massachusetts Master Gardeners and Wistariahurst Museum will host a series of lectures and workshops at the Museum, located at 238 Cabot Street in Holyoke. The activities offer insightful advice & helpful tips and the workshops are designed to let you get a hands-on experience. Take home what you create!

Garden Workshops are presented by Wistariahurst Museum Gardeners & the Western Massachusetts Gardeners Association

May container workshop30th at 9:00 am: Container Gardening
Welcome guests to your home with a container garden for your front entry or create your own private garden for a deck or patio. Participants will learn the basics of container design, pot selection, potting media and will plant their own container.
$45 per participant, all inclusive. Reservations necessary.

 

fountainJune 20th at 9:00 a.m.: Adding Water Features to your Garden
Participants will construct a self-contained ceramic pot fountain for use on a deck or in the garden. Because this fountain is self-contained, it requires no excavation for a reservoir. This will be a demonstration workshop with participants provided all materials and instructions to create and maintain simple pot fountain of their own. (This project does not transport well fully assembled).
Cost is $55.00 and includes a large ceramic pot, pump and fittings. Reservations necessary.

tipped pot planter

 June 20th at 9:00 am: Creating a Tipped Pot Planter
Create an herb or ornamental garden in just 2½ square feet by whimsically stacking multiple pots. This will be a demonstration workshop with participants provided all materials to create the tipped pot planter at home. (This project does not transport well fully assembled).
Cost is $45.00 and includes all materials. Reservations necessary.

August 1st at 9:00 am: Creating a Bamboo Trellis

This workshop will cover material selection, traditional lashing techniques and trellis assembly. Participants will be taught how to drill and lash bamboo to create a trellis.
$45 per participant and includes all materials to create a 30” x 80” trellis.
 Reservations necessary. Garden Workshops are presented by Wistariahurst Museum Gardeners & the Western Massachusetts Gardeners Association

August 1st at 9:00 am: Creating a Bamboo Garden Trellis
This workshop will cover material selection, traditional lashing techniques and trellis assembly. Participants will be taught how to drill and lash bamboo to create a trellis.

Cost is $45.00 and includes all materials to create a 30” x 80” trellis. Reservations Required.