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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.

Posted: January 9, 2012
New Living Green Series (FREE)
New Living Green Series (FREE)

In cooperation with the City of Decatur and the Dekalb County Public Library, we are pleased to announce a free series of classes about living a green and sustainable lifestyle.  Click the image for details!

 

Upcoming Classes & Events

Aug

6

Thu

Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1503 Hardee Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
Details...
Join us at the EDGEWOOD COMMUNITY LEARNING GARDEN. Watch us grow under the Wylde Center's wings!

Tasks: planting and maintaining crops, maintaining the compost area, and site renovation projects. The maximum number of volunteers is 15. The Edgewood Community Learning Garden Manager is Monica Ponce.

Volunteering will be canceled if its heavy raining.
Just show up and check in with Monica.
Groups of 5 or more must make a reservation a week or more in advance by contacting monica@wyldecenter.org
Aug

8

Sat

TreeKeepers Certification Training - Trees Atlanta

When: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Trees Atlanta, Inc., 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30316 Map Icon
Details...
TreeKeepers started in 2008 to provide practical tree education over the course of 7 consecutive Saturday sessions (excluding Labor Day weekend) including: indoor & outdoor activities, lively presentations, and engaging hands-on demonstrations. Each 3-hour session is taught by Trees Atlanta staff or community tree experts. Upon completion of the series of 7 sessions, graduates will be trained in a manner that builds skill, pride, and appreciation to continue the stewardship of the urban forest. Participants receive an eastern trees field guide, a native tree, and much more!

Training is for ALL levels and explores:
Atlanta’s Trees & Urban Forests
Tree Selection, Planting, & Care
Tree Diseases & Invasive Plants
Proper Tree Pruning Techniques
Project Leadership

All workshops offered at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center- 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316 unless otherwise noted.

Scholarships available to offset cost of training, if interested please inquire with kateb@treesatlanta.org

ISA CEUs available for each session

Once 24 hours of volunteer service as a leader have been fulfilled, TreeKeeper participants receive an official hat.

Fee: $75

Register Online until July 31: [http://bit.ly/1Pj4SJn ]
Aug

13

Thu

Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1503 Hardee Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
Details...
Join us at the EDGEWOOD COMMUNITY LEARNING GARDEN. Watch us grow under the Wylde Center's wings!

Tasks: planting and maintaining crops, maintaining the compost area, and site renovation projects. The maximum number of volunteers is 15. The Edgewood Community Learning Garden Manager is Monica Ponce.

Volunteering will be canceled if its heavy raining.
Just show up and check in with Monica.
Groups of 5 or more must make a reservation a week or more in advance by contacting monica@wyldecenter.org
Aug

13

Thu

Fall Lawn Care - 2015 Homeowner Series - UGA Extension

When: 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: DeKalb County Extension, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, Georgia Map Icon
Details...
Learn how to establish and maintain fescue; winterize warm season grasses; and how to treat for lawn insects and/or diseases.

Speaker: Lynwood Blackmon, DeKalb Horticulture Agent

All classes are $10.00 unless otherwise indicated; payment is accepted at the door for all classes except for those marked as workshops. Register for ten (10) classes in advance (not workshops) and only pay $80.00! Complete ten (10) classes to receive a Gardening Certificate of Completion.

Mail registration and payment to DeKalb County Extension/4-H, Attn: 2015 Homeowners Series, 4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 200, Decatur, GA 30032.

[Register online at http://www.caes.uga.edu/extension/dekalb/documents/2015HomeownersSeriesfinal.pdf ]
Aug

15

Sat

TreeKeepers Certification Training - Trees Atlanta

When: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Trees Atlanta, Inc., 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316 Map Icon
Details...
TreeKeepers started in 2008 to provide practical tree education over the course of 7 consecutive Saturday sessions (excluding Labor Day weekend) including: indoor & outdoor activities, lively presentations, and engaging hands-on demonstrations. Each 3-hour session is taught by Trees Atlanta staff or community tree experts. Upon completion of the series of 7 sessions, graduates will be trained in a manner that builds skill, pride, and appreciation to continue the stewardship of the urban forest. Participants receive an eastern trees field guide, a native tree, and much more!

Training is for ALL levels and explores:
Atlanta’s Trees & Urban Forests
Tree Selection, Planting, & Care
Tree Diseases & Invasive Plants
Proper Tree Pruning Techniques
Project Leadership

All workshops offered at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center- 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316 unless otherwise noted.

Scholarships available to offset cost of training, if interested please inquire with kateb@treesatlanta.org

ISA CEUs available for each session

Once 24 hours of volunteer service as a leader have been fulfilled, TreeKeeper participants receive an official hat.

Fee: $75

Register Online until July 31: [http://bit.ly/1Pj4SJn ]
Aug

20

Thu

Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1503 Hardee Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
Details...
Join us at the EDGEWOOD COMMUNITY LEARNING GARDEN. Watch us grow under the Wylde Center's wings!

Tasks: planting and maintaining crops, maintaining the compost area, and site renovation projects. The maximum number of volunteers is 15. The Edgewood Community Learning Garden Manager is Monica Ponce.

Volunteering will be canceled if its heavy raining.
Just show up and check in with Monica.
Groups of 5 or more must make a reservation a week or more in advance by contacting monica@wyldecenter.org
Aug

22

Sat

TreeKeepers Certification Training - Trees Atlanta

When: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Trees Atlanta, Inc., 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316 Map Icon
Details...
TreeKeepers started in 2008 to provide practical tree education over the course of 7 consecutive Saturday sessions (excluding Labor Day weekend) including: indoor & outdoor activities, lively presentations, and engaging hands-on demonstrations. Each 3-hour session is taught by Trees Atlanta staff or community tree experts. Upon completion of the series of 7 sessions, graduates will be trained in a manner that builds skill, pride, and appreciation to continue the stewardship of the urban forest. Participants receive an eastern trees field guide, a native tree, and much more!

Training is for ALL levels and explores:
Atlanta’s Trees & Urban Forests
Tree Selection, Planting, & Care
Tree Diseases & Invasive Plants
Proper Tree Pruning Techniques
Project Leadership

All workshops offered at Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center- 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316 unless otherwise noted.

Scholarships available to offset cost of training, if interested please inquire with kateb@treesatlanta.org

ISA CEUs available for each session

Once 24 hours of volunteer service as a leader have been fulfilled, TreeKeeper participants receive an official hat.

Fee: $75

Register Online until July 31: [http://bit.ly/1Pj4SJn ]

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