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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.

Urban Coop Tour tickets are now on sale!

March 27, 28, 29, 2015
The Tour features 13 coops across Decatur, East Atlanta, Edgewood, Grant Park and the Old Fourth Ward. Coop owners will be available to introduce their ladies, answer questions and discuss coop design. Many coops feature artwork, edible landscaping, or other livestock (including rabbits, goats and a pot-bellied pig!).

Tickets: $20 early bird, $25 on Tour weekend. Free for children age 12 and under

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.

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.

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.

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.

Meg Pease Oakhurst Community Garden came into my life at a time when I needed it the most. When our first child was delivered stillborn this July after an uncomplicated pregnancy, I thought I might lose my mind in my grief. Some days it was all I could do to get out of bed to…

Katrina Bergbauer When I learned that a new community garden space had started just across the street, I was so curious to find out how I might get involved. At the beginning, volunteering at Sugar Creek Garden was appealing because I could (1) learn about organic gardening, (2) get to know others in my community…

Cultivating a vibrant greenspace is part of our mission. Corbin Rainbolt may know the Oakhurst Garden better than any of us I moved to my current home when I was in kindergarten. I loved my new house with all of its windows, the porch out in the backyard and the huge trees all around it….

Chickens, Bees, Frogs, Kale, Basil, Peas – Oh My! A Photo Essay- How One Teacher Uses the Oakhurst Garden The Oakhurst Garden – A Destination Classroom When Allison Mansfied started teaching as a Pre-K teacher at the College Heights Early Learning Center, she was told early on that the Oakhurst Community Garden Project (OCGP) is…