Recent News

Posted: September 4, 2014
Federal employees may support Wylde through CFC
Federal employees may support Wylde through CFC

Are you a federal employee giving through the Greater Atlanta-Athens Combined Federal Campaign? Remember the Wylde Center! Five digit code: 47655. Campaign now open through December 15.

Posted: May 3, 2014
Show your Wylde spirit! T-shirts now available for purchase.
Show your Wylde spirit!  T-shirts now available for purchase.

T-shirts and Cotton Tote Bags Now Available Online.

T-Shirts come in both unisex and women’s sizes. More colors are available.

Wylde Center T-Shirts $15 each * Wylde Center Cotton Tote Bags $5 each * Earth Day T-Shirts $5 each

Posted: February 25, 2014
Check out Rentals and Birthdays at the Oakhurst Garden
Check out Rentals and Birthdays at the Oakhurst Garden

Join us at the Oakhurst Garden for your special occasion! We have several options including themed packages with magical and talented hosts. Great way to have an eco-friendly party and enjoy our beautiful natural space.

Posted: December 20, 2013
Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates

You may purchase a gift certificate for a class, plants, events, membership, or a birthday party. Choose from $15, $25, or $50 increments. This a great way to honor someone who already enjoys what the Wylde Center has to offer or introduce someone to the Wylde Center for the first time.

Posted: October 28, 2013
Wylde Center Wish List
Wylde Center Wish List

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend for family member? Want to support the Wylde Center, but not necessarily join as a member? Choosing an item from our Wish List is the perfect solution.

Posted: December 14, 2012
Wylde Center? What does the new name mean?
Wylde Center? What does the new name mean?

Wondering what has changed, what has stayed the same since the Oakhurst Community Garden Project name changed to the Wylde Center?  Watch this Tin Rooster Media produced video for your answer.

 

Upcoming Classes & Events

  • Sat, Sep 27
    Sep

    27

    Sat

    Meet the Sheep at Hawk Hollow

    When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Where: 2304 1st Avenue Atlanta, GA 30317 Map Icon
    Details...
    Meet the Sheep at Hawk Hollow
    Saturday, September 27, 10:00am-12:00pm
    Hawk Hollow, 2304 First Ave., Atlanta, Ga. 30317
    Free to the public
    Jennif Chandler of Shady Brook Farm will share information about how sheep act as nature’s mower as sheep on site at Hawk Hollow remove unwanted vegetation. Jennif will be onsite to share information about how prescriptive grazing can be used to control invasive plant populations and enhance desirable plant life in yards of almost any size. Jennif has assisted property owners with prescriptive grazing for the past five years. Photo ops with sheep will be available! This is an educational and fun family-friendly event.
  • Sat, Oct 4
    Oct

    4

    Sat

    Intro to Bees and Pollinators : A Prerequisite to Beekeeping 101

    When: 10:00 am – 12:15 pm
    Where: 435 Oakview Road Decatur GA 30030 Map Icon
    Details...
    *Registration link coming soon. Registrations will be through Homestead Atlanta.*
    Intro to Bees and Pollinators : A Prerequisite to Beekeeping 101
    Saturday, October 4, 10am -12:15pm
    $20 Wylde Center Member, $30 non-member
    Join Véronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, and learn about how pollinators survive and thrive. This class is suited for the curious gardener and people who think they want to become a Beekeeper. Please follow with Beekeeping 101 on Oct. 26. 5 person Minimum and Advanced registration is required.
  • Sun, Oct 26
    Oct

    26

    Sun

    Beekeeping 101

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
    Where: 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030, United States Map Icon
    Details...
    *Registration link coming soon. Registrations will be through Homestead Atlanta.*
    Beekeeping 101
    Sunday October 26, 2-4:15pm
    $30 Wylde Center Member, $40 non-member
    Join Véronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, for an introduction to bees and beekeeping. We will cover the workings of a bee colony, the role of honey bees and native bees, and the basics of beekeeping equipment and paraphernalia. If weather allows, we will look inside one of the Garden's hives, so come with light-colored long sleeved shirt and long pants. Handouts will be provided. Prerequisite -Intro to Bees and Pollinators is required. 5 person Minimum and Advanced registration is also required.
  • Sun, Nov 2
    Nov

    2

    Sun

    Hot Dog Membership Open House

    When: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030 Map Icon
    Details...
    Come join us for a fun family-friendly and FREE event. Hot dogs, s'mores, and fun information about the Wylde Center are all included. We will have a donation table set up to make it easy for you to renew your support or donate for the first time.
  • Wed, Nov 5
    Nov

    5

    Wed

    Decatur Farm to School Fall Dine Out

    When: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Where: Decatur, GA, USA Map Icon
    Details...
    Save the date! Wednesday, November 5th from 5-9pm, Decatur Farm to School is celebrating their Spring Dine Out!

    Our fabulous list of partners includes Brick Store Pub, Cakes & Ale, The Iberian Pig, Farm Burger, Lawrence's Cafe, Leon's Full Service, Matador Cantina, Raging Burrito, Sapori di Napoli, Steinbeck's, Universal Joint, and Wahoo! Grill

    Enjoy a great meal at one of these restaurants and a portion of your purchase will go towards Decatur Farm to School. This event has now become a wonderful tradition that supports the City Schools of Decatur's efforts to teach our children the importance of their health and well-being.

    Don't forget the awesome prizes that are always raffled off, so be sure to purchase your raffle tickets when you go out to enjoy your evening with families and friends.

    Thank you for your support!
  • Sat, Nov 15
    Nov

    15

    Sat

    Chickens are Easy! Intro to Keeping Chickens

    When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Where: 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030 Map Icon
    Details...
    *Registration link coming soon. Registrations will be through Homestead Atlanta.*
    Chickens are Easy! Intro to Keeping Chickens
    Saturday, November 15, 10am-12pm
    $20 Wylde Center Members, $30 non members
    Join The Celtic Gardener, Anne-Marie Anderson, for our popular chicken crash course. This class will cover the basics of coop design, relevant ordinances, breed selection, care and feeding and outside resources. Anne-Marie is a local keeper of an “urban flock," Chair of the October 5 & 6 Urban Coop Tour, and enjoys spreading the word about sustainable gardening and urban farming. The last 30 min of the class is Q&A. Reserve your spot today! 5 person minimum and advanced registration required
  • Sun, Nov 16
    Nov

    16

    Sun

    Intro to Bees and Pollinators : A Prerequisite to Beekeeping 101

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
    Where: 435 Oakview Road Decatur GA 30030 Map Icon
    Details...
    *Registration link coming soon. Registrations will be through Homestead Atlanta.*
    Intro to Bees and Pollinators : A Prerequisite to Beekeeping 101
    Saturday, November 16, 2-4:15pm
    $20 Wylde Center Member, $30 non-member
    Join Véronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, and learn about how pollinators survive and thrive. This class is suited for the curious gardener and people who think they want to become a Beekeeper. Please follow with Beekeeping 101 on Jan. 17. . 5 person Minimum and Advanced registration is required.
  • Sat, Jan 17
    Jan

    17

    Sat

    Beekeeping 101

    When: 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
    Where: 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
    Details...
    *Registration link coming soon. Registrations will be through Homestead Atlanta.*
    $35 Wylde Center Members, $45 non-members
    Join Véronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, for an introduction to bees and beekeeping. We will cover the workings of a bee colony, the role of honey bees and native bees, and the basics of beekeeping equipment and paraphernalia. If weather allows, we will look inside one of the Garden's hives, so come with light-colored long sleeved shirt and long pants. Handouts will be provided. Prerequisite: Intro to Bees and Pollinators is required. 5 person Minimum and Advanced registration is also required

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