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Wylde Center members receive a registration discount for the following two classes.

2/7: Intro to Native Pollinators

A great workshop for any gardener who wants to learn about how pollinators survive and thrive.

2/7: Beekeeping Basics Class will cover the workings of a bee colony, the role of honey bees and native bees, and the basics of beekeeping equipment and paraphernalia.

Wylde Center is hiring!  Farm and Garden Manager for Sugar Creek

The Wylde Center is hiring a Farm and Garden Manager to take our small herb farm at Sugar Creek to the next level. Experience with working on a small urban farm with production herbs, mushrooms, bees and chickens or some combination thereof is preferable. In addition, the person to fill this position will need to engage local businesses and the community to sell Sugar Creek products.

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.

In cooperation with the City of Decatur and the Dekalb County Public Library, we are pleased to announce a free series of classes about living a green and sustainable lifestyle.  Click the image for details!

During my early culinary career, I became overwhelmed by the abundant use of prepared, processed foods that were rich only in artificial colors, flavors and preservatives; commonly used in restaurants and food service establishments.  What saddened me most was to see these items featured on menus as ‘fresh’ and ‘natural’. As a student, I was…