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Birthday Party Special!

This year Wylde Center is turning 20! To celebrate, we’d like to offer you a gift! Book a Wylde Center Birthday Party by January 31st for any available date in 2017, and you’ll save $20! Take advantage of these Wylde Center Themes for your child, and even for yourself: Farm Wylde, Faerie Wylde, Wizard Wylde, Winter Wylde, and Wylde Explorer.

Wylde Center is hiring!

Join the Wylde Center team! Wylde Center is adding four new positions in 2017 – Lead Educator, Garden Coach, Farmer Fellow, and the Membership and Marketing Coordinator. Job descriptions are now posted. Resumes will be accepted through January 15, 2017 or until a candidate is found.

Seed and Scion Exchange - January 22, 2017

We are counting down the days until our Seed and Scion Exchange on January 22, 2017. Brings seeds to share and take home seeds to plant.

Bee City USA: Decatur GA

The City of Decatur is the first Bee City USA in Georgia! Follow us for updates on how you can help spread the buzz about bees and save our pollinators.

Since 1997, the Wylde Center has been dedicated to providing outstanding hands-on environmental education experiences for students. Our environmental education field trips bring students to our five greenspaces to explore the science of the natural world. Field trips engage students in first-hand discoveries about topics from agriculture to zoology and everything in between.

Garden Photo Contest

Announcing our Garden Photo Contest!     Want to win a $10 Gift Card to the Wylde Center? It’s easy! Submit a photo of your garden to and each Friday the Best Garden Photo will be selected and posted on our Facebook page. At the end of the month, a monthly winner will be…

Big news!  Wylde Center adds Mulberry Fields in Candler Park as its 5th garden.

We couldn’t be happier. Mulberry Fields Community Garden in Candler Park has joined the Wylde Center as its fifth garden starting today, July 1. Welcome, Mulberry Fields!

Wylde Center’s staff and volunteers will manage all aspects of the community garden including maintenance, field trips, garden plot rentals and special events.

Wylde Center – Mulberry Fields is located in Candler Park down the alley next to 1301 Iverson St, Atlanta, GA 30307.

Wylde Center’s other gardens include: Oakhurst Garden (Decatur), Sugar Creek Garden and Herb Farm (Decatur), Hawk Hollow in Kirkwood (Atlanta), and the Edgewood Community Learning Garden (Atlanta).

JC Hines, Wylde Center’s Greenspace Director is serving on Food Well Alliance‘s Growing Community Garden Leader initiative along with members from Atlanta Community Food Bank, Community Farmers Markets, Global Growers Network, HABESHA Gardens, The Metro Atlanta Urban Farm,Partners in Action for Healthy Living, Inc., South West Atlanta Growers,Think Green Inc. The group is seeking input from folks who participate in a community…

Erin Johnson is the 2016 Sally Wylde Cultivating Life recipient.

Please join us in congratulating our 2016 Sally Wylde Cultivating Life award recipient, Erin Johnson. Erin was highlighted for her work as the grounds committee chair at Winnona Park Elementary, as a long time Trees Atlanta volunteer, and for her work as the nutrition coordinator at the Museum School in Avondale Estates.
Nominated by Laura Pitts, Laura states, “If Sally were here today, I’m sure she’d appreciate and marvel at Erin Johnson’s impact on both Winnona Park Elementary School and the Museum School in Avondale Estates.” We couldn’t agree more.