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Posted: February 10, 2015
Dig deeper this spring and help Wylde Center meet its $10,000 March 31st goal.
Dig deeper this spring and help Wylde Center meet its $10,000 March 31st goal.

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 $10,000 by March 31st. A donation at any level will help us reach our goal.

Posted: February 9, 2015
Free gardening webinar on February 25
Free gardening webinar on February 25

Gardeners, join us February 25th for our upcoming Expert’s Panel! ACGA is honored to have Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director of the Wylde Center presenting on crop planning and seed selection for the year. Participate and engage to learn about seasonality, what to plant when, and tips for a successful garden. Register at info@communitygarden.org. This is a webinar.

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

Mar

1

Sun

Beekeeping 101 - Homestead Atlanta Class

When: 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Where: Wylde Center's Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, Georgia 30030 Map Icon
Details...
Get buzzed in this fantastic bee workshop. 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.

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

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

1

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.
Mar

5

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 10:00 am – 1:00 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.
Mar

5

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
Mar

5

Thu

Summer Veggie Garden - Plan Ahead - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 Map Icon
Details...
Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that perform well through Georgia's summer months and learn tips for improving your yields.

Instructor: Stephanie Van Parys, horticulturist, Atlanta Botanical Garden

Fee: $29 (Members $24)

Registration Deadline: February 27

Register online at: [http://atlantabotanicalgarden.org/events-classes/classes/summer-veggie-garden ]
Mar

5

Thu

Spring Vegetables & Herbs - 2015 Homeowner Series - UGA Extension

When: 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: DeKalb County Extension, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30032 Map Icon
Details...
Secrets to good production and family fun. Learn bed preparation and good care.

Speaker: Sarah Brodd, Program Educator

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 ]
Mar

7

Sat

Georgia Native Plant Society - 20th Annual Plant Symposium

When: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Georgia Perimeter College, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, Georgia Map Icon
Details...
The symposium will touch on broad themes of interest with respect to native plants including herbal medicine, birds and the native plants they rely on, xeric landscaping and much more, including our keynote speaker, Alan Weakley of UNC Herbarium.

Fees: Member - $50; Non-Member - $55. Fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Registration is now open at GNPS website, [www.gnps.org ]
Mar

7

Sat

Summer Veggie Seeds - Getting Started - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30309 Map Icon
Details...
Growing vegetables from seed is empowering! Learn seed sowing and transplanting techniques, as well as after-care tips for herbs and vegetables. Students leave with a complete summer garden.

Instructor: Stephanie Van Parys, horticulturist, Atlanta Botanical Garden

Fee: $49 (Members $44)

Registration Deadline: February 27

To Register online:
[http://atlantabotanicalgarden.org/events-classes/classes/summer-veggie-garden ]
Mar

8

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.
Mar

12

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 10:00 am – 1:00 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.
Mar

12

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
Mar

13

Fri

Workshop: Plant Propagation From A-Z - 2015 Homeowner Series - UGA Extension

When: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: DeKalb County Extension, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032 Map Icon
Details...
Workshop: Hands on learning covering propagation of houseplants, woodies, and herbaceous.

Speaker: Dr. Bodie Pennisi, Horticulture Specialist

$25 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 ]
Mar

14

Sat

Seed Starting for Spring - Homestead Atlanta Class

When: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Wylde Center's Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, Georgia 30030 Map Icon
Details...
Learn to take advantage of the tremendous variety available when you start your own vegetables from seed. Plus, see how to turn "garbage" into mini greenhouses!

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

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

15

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.
Mar

19

Thu

Plant Sale "Come on and help!" Day

When: 10:00 am – 1:00 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.
Mar

19

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

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