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Posted: August 28, 2018
Sponsor a Wylde Center event this fall
Sponsor a Wylde Center event this fall

Interested in aligning your business with one our events? Sponsoring is a great way to do so. Even better, sponsor levels start at $250.
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Sponsor….
S’mores for all – 3 dates in October and November
Wylde Wreaths – 10 dates in December
Decatur Farm to School fall newsletter and Fall Dine-Out
Seed and Scion Exchange in January
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Find out more information about each event, levels, and benefits by visiting http://wyldecenter.org/business/

Posted: May 16, 2018
GoFundMe for Oakhurst Garden’s Children’s Play Area
GoFundMe for Oakhurst Garden's Children's Play Area

Wylde Center is raising money to restore it’s children’s play area at Oakhurst Garden. Last April, two trees fell essentially smashing the area, which was very sad for our staff and for the many children that come to play and imagine in this space.
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Here is the link to donate so that we may rebuild: https://www.gofundme.com/cobhouse
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Gifts $75 and more will receive a gift with the new Oakhurst Garden poster image by Nicolette Morgan.

Posted: February 8, 2018
Spend the night in a Hobbit House
Spend the night in a Hobbit House

April 6-October 27, 2018 dates are now available. Reserve your night to spend the night in our Hobbit Houses at Hawk Hollow. The Hawk Hollow Hobbit Houses are two unique, unfurnished tiny homes available for campers. The Hobbit Houses are located in a woodland forest on a small private park that was once an overgrown…

Posted: December 15, 2017
Decatur Farm to School Caps and Bags now available
Decatur Farm to School Caps and Bags now available

Just in time for the holidays, we have Decatur Farm to School totes and caps. Shipping available.

Posted: December 6, 2017
2018 Sponsorships now available for all Wylde Events and Gardens
2018 Sponsorships now available for all Wylde Events and Gardens

Throughout the year, Wylde Center hosts events that have become a tradition for our many participants who in turn, spread the word and bring their friends. Wylde Center’s reach is far, and our ability to bring large groups of participants has been successful. In turn, sponsoring Wylde Center places your business in front of more than 6,000 visitors and more than 3,000 online views. As a result, your business enjoys increased exposure and your sponsorship supports our beloved local non-profit, Wylde Center.

Sponsor two or more Wylde Center events/gardens at the same level and receive 10% off your sponsorship.

 

Upcoming Classes & Events

Dec

14

Fri

Lunch & Learn: Grow Herbs from Seed

When: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
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Winter Sowing is a technique that uses the outside temperatures and the power of the sun to grow strong and healthy seedlings. Join Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director of Wylde Center and horticulturist to learn how to use this method to grow your own perennial herbs. Students will use converted milk jugs to sow out 6 different sun loving herbs that they will grow using winter sowing methods. All supplies are included.

Limited to 20 participants

FREE for Wylde Center members
$10 for General Public

Lunch & Learn will take place at Wylde Center's Edgewood Community Learning Garden located at 1503 Hardee Street, Atlanta, GA 30307.
 
Dec

19

Wed

Lunch & Learn: Winter Sow Perennials from Seed

When: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Map Icon
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The Winter Solstice is the perfect time to Winter Sow perennials from seed. Use the temperatures and the power of the sun to grow strong and healthy plants outside using a milkjug. Students will learn the basics of Winter Sowing, and will also sow out 6 different perennials both for sun and shade. Stephanie Van Parys, the Wylde Center Executive Director and horticulturist, has been using this method to start her perennials for over 10 years.

All supplies are included.
Limited to 20 participants

FREE for Wylde Center members, $10 for General Public

Lunch & Learn will take place at Wylde Center's Edgewood Community Learning Garden located at 1503 Hardee Street, Atlanta, GA 30307.
 
Jan

27

Sun

Seed and Scion Exchange

When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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Join us in January to share your seeds/scions, your knowledge, and your enthusiasm for different plant varieties with other gardeners and farmers. Connect with folks who might be your neighbors, or who might be from anywhere in our bioregion. We’ll be swapping all types of seeds and cuttings for fruit trees (scions), including heirloom seeds, seeds you save from your own plants, and extra seeds you may have purchased. There will be people on hand to answer question about how to save seed and how to graft your cuttings.

The speaker will present at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030

The seed swap will take place at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA

The Decatur Library and the Decatur Recreation Center are located adjacent to one another.

This event is free and open to all gardeners – whether you are a member of a community garden, or tend vegetables and fruit in your own yard.

http://wyldecenter.org/seed-and-scion-swap/
 
Aug

23

Fri

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census

When: Fri, Aug, 23, 12:00 am – Sun, Aug, 25, 12:00 am
Where: Map Icon
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The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is a statewide project where all Georgia citizens will be asked to count pollinators on either August 23rd or 24th of 2019. Training and all supporting information will be provided through the website, https://GGaPC.org, closer to the August 2019 date.

https://ugaurbanag.com/ggapc/
 
Aug

23

Fri

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census

When: Fri, Aug, 23, 12:00 am – Sun, Aug, 25, 12:00 am
Where: Map Icon
Details...
The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is a statewide project where all Georgia citizens will be asked to count pollinators on either August 23rd or 24th of 2019. Training and all supporting information will be provided through the website, https://GGaPC.org, closer to the August 2019 date.

https://ugaurbanag.com/ggapc/
 

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