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Posted: February 22, 2018
2017 Atlanta Education Report
2017 Atlanta Education Report

Read all about Wylde Center’s work at the Edgewood Community Learning Garden and with our Atlanta Public School partners. The report includes an annual overview of our programs including field trips to Edgewood, programs delivered at our partner schools, and the results of our after school garden program.

Posted: February 21, 2018
Lunch & Learn: Plant your spring vegetable garden
Lunch & Learn: Plant your spring vegetable garden

Spring flowers are blooming and that means it is also time to plant your spring vegetable garden! Join Stephanie Van Parys, Executive Director of Wylde Center and horticulturist for an in depth talk on which vegetables to include in your spring garden.

Posted: February 17, 2018
Wylde Center is hiring
Wylde Center is hiring

Wylde Center is hiring a Development Director and an Educator. Resumes will be accepted through March 15, 2018, or until the position has been filled.

Posted: February 15, 2018
Registration for Wylde Center nature camps is now open!
Registration for Wylde Center nature camps is now open!

“Wylde Center summer camp was awesome! My daughter talked nonstop all week about what she was experiencing.” – Jennifer Querubin

Sign your kids up for a Wylde Center nature camp! Registration for summer camp is now open for children currently enrolled in Kindergarten – 3rd Grade.

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

Feb

27

Tue

DF2S Bowling Night Out

When: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Comet Pub & Lanes, 2619 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033, USA Map Icon
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Feb

28

Wed

Edible Gardening for Beginners - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Atlanta Botantical Gardens, adjacent Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309 Map Icon
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<p>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.</p><p>Instructor: Raleigh Saperstein, Senior Horticulturist</p><p>Fee: $29 (Members $24)</p><p>Registration Deadline: February 24</p><p>[To register: http://atlantabg.org/learn/adult-classes/growing-edibles ]</p>
Mar

4

Sun

Backyard Builders: All about mason bees

When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Map Icon
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<br><br><span>Kids, are you ready to learn about Mason bees and decorate a bee house for you to take home?</span><br><br><span>We will cover a variety of facts about this important early-Spring pollinator -- how to spot them, where they live, their unique life-cycle and how they are similar and different from other bees. We'll look at a variety of different homes that Mason bees can live in and then assemble and decorate a simple Mason Bee house that can be hung in your yard -- just in time to provide a home for emerging bees!</span><br><br><span>Wylde Members: $5/child</span><br><span>Nonmembers: $10/child</span><br><br><span>All materials are included.</span><br><br><span>Ages 5+</span><br><span>room for 12 attendees</span><br><br><span>This program is part of Wylde Center's year long "Earth Day, Every Day" themed nature and art program that will be offered in 2018 at all five of Wylde Center's gardens in both Atlanta and Decatur.<br><br></span><span>Members save $5. <a href="http://wyldecenter.org/membership">Join today!</a><br></span><br><span><br></span>To register: https://app.etapestry.com/cart/OakhurstCommunityGardenProj/cart2/category.php?ref=1389.0.352860227

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