Recent News

Posted: October 27, 2014
Help us hit our October fundraising goal!
Help us hit our October fundraising goal!

We are only $3,000 away from hitting our $20,000 goal for October.  How exciting! Your gift today will help us reach our goal that much faster! Donations from community members like you keep the Wylde Center at the forefront of fabulous environmental education programs and beautiful gardens.

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: 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

  • Sun, Nov 2
    Nov

    2

    Sun

    "Wylde Ride"

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Rd. Decatur, GA 30030 Map Icon
    Details...
    New this year we'll be offering a guided "Wylde Ride"

    That's right! "Wylde Ride" is a family-friendly bike tour of three of our four greenspaces (Oakhurst Garden, Sugar Creek Garden, and Hawk Hollow).

    This low-impact ride will amount to about 3 miles of riding and will be led by a certified cyclist, so we are encouraging families to join us on November 2 from about 2-4pm.

    We will start and finish at the Oakhurst Garden before our Annual Membership Open House and Hot Dog Roast on November 2 from 4-6 p.m.

    Open to the public. Pre-registration is required.
    Cost $10 for single riders/$25 for families (of up to 2 adults and 2 children) (no charge for children in bike seats)
    Link to purchase tickets here below, as well as through the fb event link.

    BYOB&H (Bring Your Own Bike and Helmet :)

    Our partner in this effort is Nedra Deadwyler of Civil Bikes (http://www.civilbikes.com/)

    Tickets available via our etap page here - https://app.etapestry.com/cart/OakhurstCommunityGardenProj/cart2/index.php
  • 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!
  • Thu, Nov 6
    Nov

    6

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Nov 13
    Nov

    13

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • 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!

    [Register online at http://www.thehomesteadatl.com/upcoming-workshops?category=Go%20Wylde
  • 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.

    [Register online at http://www.thehomesteadatl.com/upcoming-workshops?category=Go%20Wylde
  • Thu, Nov 20
    Nov

    20

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Nov 27
    Nov

    27

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Dec 4
    Dec

    4

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Dec 11
    Dec

    11

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Dec 18
    Dec

    18

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Dec 25
    Dec

    25

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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
  • Thu, Jan 1
    Jan

    1

    Thu

    Edgewood Learning Garden Workday

    When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, 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

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