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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.
Here is the link to donate so that we may rebuild:
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




Lunch & Learn: Start Your Fall Vegetables from Seed

When: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: 1503 Hardee St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
Yes, it is hot outside, and the tomatoes are still going strong…..but it is time to start thinking about your fall vegetable garden especially if you want to start your plants from seed.
Join Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director and trained horticulturist for an hour of starting your own fall vegetable seeds. We will sow lettuce, broccoli, swiss chard, collards, kale, to name a few. Wylde Center will provide the seeds and containers. If you have seeds you want to share, please bring them.

Fall vegetable gardens are best planted in September, and if you want to grow your own plants, you have to grow those in August.

Free for Wylde Center members
$10 for General Public

Limited to 25 participants

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



Edible Gardening for Beginners - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA Map Icon
Grow your own healthy and delicious food! In this beginners’ course, learn basics and best practices for setting up a low-maintenance, high-yield garden without using lots of chemicals. Explore bed lay-out, soil preparation, companion planting, crop rotations and common problems and ways to manage them with a concentration on organic practices.

Instructor: Raleigh Saperstein, Senior Horticulturist

Fee: $29 (member - $24) DEADLINE - August 5!

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Where is the Soil-LESS Garden?

When: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Edgewood Community Learning Garden, 1503 Hardee St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA Map Icon
April 11, 2018
11 AM – Noon
Edgewood Community Learning Garden located at 1503 Hardee St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Hydroponics for kids? Sure thing! Join Jason Paggett with Ag Made "Fun" for an hour that will captivate your child's curiosity about agriculture in a fun and creative way using hydroponics. Children will be shown how they can grow their own food through innovative and traditional methods which includes an introduction to hydroponics through a hands-on activity. All participants leave with their very own take-away garden made from a water bottle.

Ages 5+

Wylde Center Member Child - FREE
General Public Child - $5



Seed and Scion Exchange

When: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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.