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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: April 25, 2013
Thank you, Decatur Garden Tour Sponsors!
Thank you, Decatur Garden Tour Sponsors!

The gardens soaked up the rain and the visitors soaked up the views.  Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor -Simmons | Fouts | Fichtel Architecture And Design for supporting the event. We would also like to thank the following sponsors for their support as well: Lampe-Farley Communications, Natalie Gregory, Garden*Hood, Plant Creative Landscapes, Peter Block…

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

Feb

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.
Feb

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.
Feb

5

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
Feb

7

Sat

Intro to Bees & Pollinators (Prerequisite to Beekeeping 101) - Homestead Atlanta Class

When: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Wylde Center's Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030 Map Icon
Details...
Join Veronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, and learn about how pollinators survive and thrive. A great workshop for any gardener or supporter of thriving ecosystems.

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

8

Sun

Permaculture Principles: Planting Ecosystems - 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...
Get to know the basics of permaculture to help you set your garden, homestead or edible landscape up for success by working with nature, rather than against it!

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

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

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.
Feb

10

Tue

Controlling Weeds in the Home Landscape - 2015 Homeowner Series - UGA Extension

When: 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: Dekalb County Extension Services, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA Map Icon
Details...
Learn to identify and control those pesky, hard to control weeds.

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 ]
Feb

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.
Feb

12

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
Feb

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.
Feb

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.
Feb

19

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
Feb

19

Thu

Square Foot Vegetable Gardening - 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...
Learn how to vegetable garden in limited space and still get production.

Speaker: Tony Gobert, Gwinnett Tech. Horticulture Instructor

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 ]
Feb

21

Sat

Growing Roses - Pruning and Culture for Atlanta - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georiga Map Icon
Details...
Get your roses into shape! Discover the basics of rose pruning, along with selection, planting and seasonal maintenance. This class highlights the organic rose care program in place at the Garden.

Instructor: Dave Rife, Senior Horticulturist, Atlanta Botanical Garden

Fee: $29 (Members $24)

Registration Deadline: February 17

Register online at: [https://give.atlantabotanicalgarden.org/classes ]

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