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Into the Wylde :  A Tour of Gardens and Greenspaces

Come experience the beauty and charm of some of the finest private and public gardens in the larger Decatur area. Early Bird Tickets are $20 ($15 for Wylde Center Members) and $25 the day of the tour. ($20 for Members) For more information, visit

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.

Purchase your seeds at the Wylde Center

Seed Saver Exchange seeds are back! Stop by our office at the Oakhurst Garden to purchase heirloom seeds from the Seed Savers Exchange. We have varieties for your spring and summer garden. Packs are $3 each. Office is located at 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030.

Office hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hot off the presses!  Wylde Center's fall magazine

The magazine is a quarterly publication produced by the Wylde Center highlighting programs and featuring garden articles. The magazine is mailed to all Wylde Center members giving at the $75 level or higher.

This issue includes:
2014-2015 Youth Program Accomplishments
Beer Garden Photos
How to grow garlic
The top 10 native plants to include in your yard
and more!

There are big changes inside the City Schools of Decatur cafeterias. Watch this Decatur Farm to School video to learn more about the fresh vegetables and fruits hitting the lunch trays each day and the enthusiastic responses from the students. The cafeteria has invested in your child’s health. Invest in the cafeteria by buying lunch for your child. Purchase a lunch today!

Decatur Farm to School is an official program of the Wylde Center. #gowylde

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.

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…