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Posted: April 14, 2015
Plant Sale Continues Through June 15
Plant Sale Continues Through June 15

Stop by the Wylde Center – Oakhurst Garden for summer vegetable transplants for your garden. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, okra, beans, squash, cucumbers, etc are now available through June 15. Also available are herbs, fruit shrubs such as blueberries, native plants, and perennials.

Posted: April 14, 2015
Help the Wylde Center Receive a Grant from Seeds of Change by Voting Online
Help the Wylde Center Receive a Grant from Seeds of Change by Voting Online

The Wylde Center’s Oakhurst Garden in Decatur is a finalist for a financial grant from Seeds of Change. Because the organization will award grants based on how many votes each finalist receives, the Wylde center is asking everyone to please vote by going to http://www.seedsofchangegrant.com/TheGallery.aspx, type “Oakhurst” in the search field and hit “vote”. You can vote once per day through April 20.

Posted: April 10, 2015
Dig deeper this spring and help Wylde Center meet its $25,000 goal by June 30!
Dig deeper this spring and help Wylde Center meet its $25,000 goal by June 30!

The Wylde Center worked with over 15,000 children last year. Help us to reach even more in 2015. Here’s how: renew your membership with the Wylde Center today or donate for the first time! Please consider giving a larger donation. To do our good work, we need to raise $25,000 by June 30. A donation at any level will help us reach our goal.

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: 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

Apr

26

Sun

Introduction to Sustainable Vegetable Gardening - Homestead Atlanta Class

When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Wylde Center's Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, Georgia 30030 Map Icon
Details...
Join Michael McLane as we learn smart, low-cost, environmentally sound practices for growing vegetables. We will cover planning, seed starting, cultural practices, and soil/water management, along with additional tips.

Price: $20 for members and $30 for non-members

[Register online at http://www.thehomesteadatl.com/upcoming-workshops ]
Apr

26

Sun

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.
Apr

30

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
Apr

30

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030, United States Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.
Apr

30

Thu

Useful & Practical Landscaping - 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 things you can do to have a good looking yard and garden with less inputs of labor, water, pesticide and money.

Speaker: Tara Dilliard, Garden Designer, speaker and writer.

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 ]
May

3

Sun

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.
May

7

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
May

7

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030, United States Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.
May

10

Sun

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.
May

14

Thu

Workshop: DIY Maintenance & Care of Landscape Equipment - 2015 Homeowner Series - UGA Extension

When: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: DeKalb County Extension, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, Georgia Map Icon
Details...
Workshop: Learn all the tricks of the trade to keep equipment running and sharp to save time and money.

Speaker: Bob Westerfield, UGA Horticulture

$25.00 per person - lunch included

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 ]
May

14

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
May

14

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030, United States Map Icon
Details...
Anna Rose is sowing out seeds and potting up plants for the plant sale. With 100's of varieties and 1000's of plants, she needs your help. Come for an hour, come for the entire time - it is up to you. No prior experience necessary.

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