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Registration now open for Wylde Wreathmaking!

“This will be a fun, back-to-nature, seasonal activity that I hope becomes an annual fundraising event for the Wylde Ceneter,” said Stephanie Van Parys, executive director of the Wylde Center. “Participants are invited to bring their own refreshments and beverages, including beer and wine. It’s the perfect way for adults to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, or simply to get into the holiday spirit. People can be as creative as they want to be with the wreaths, which will be ready to take home the same evening.”

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!

S'Mores for all! Three dates. Three gardens.

Enjoy your s’mores with storytelling by Christy Foelsch from Kids Go Wild LLC. Stories begin at 5:30 p.m.

Feel free to bring your instrument to share your musical talents with the neighborhood!

FREE to all fun-lovin’, s’more-eatin’ folks! (Well, it’s still free, even if s’mores aren’t your thing. Maybe we can change your mind!)

Three dates. Three gardens.
October 17 at Sugar Creek Garden, 5-7 p.m.
415 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA (Behind the Presbyterian Church)

October 24 at Oakhurst Garden
435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030

November 14 at Hawk Hollow Garden
2304 1st Ave, Atlanta, GA 30317

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.

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…