Posts tagged with "Wylde Center"

Wylde Center holding its Fall Plant sale

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 2, 2016

Fall gardeners take note. The Wylde Center’s Fall Plant Sale has begun. It began on Sept. 1 and ends Oct. 15. It’s being held at the Oakhurst Garden, located at 435 Oakview Road in Decatur. “Numerous varieties of lettuce, Asian greens, arugula, kale, Swiss chard and other cool season edible plants will be offered on a first […]

Wylde Center hosting Garden Tour on May 14

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2016

Public and private gardens will be on display May 14 for Into the Wylde: A Tour of Gardens and Greenspaces, hosted by the Wylde Center. The tour will last from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 for Wylde Center members, $20 for non-members in advance and $25 the day of the tour. Tickets can be […]

Wydle Center’s seed and scion exchange moved to Sunday

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 22, 2016

The Wylde Center has a new date for a seed and scion exchange, originally slated for Saturday, Jan. 23. It has been moved to Sunday, Jan. 24, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. due to the weather. The event will be held at the Decatur Library, located at 215 Sycamore Street. The event is free […]

Gardens wanted for Wylde Garden Tour

Posted by Dena Mellick January 14, 2016

The Wylde Center is looking for a few good gardens to be in the annual Wylde Garden Tour, formerly known as the Decatur Garden Tour. The Wylde Center is looking for six or eight gardens to feature on the tour which takes place on May 14, 2016. Executive director Stephanie Van Parys said all types of gardens can […]

Wylde Center holds wreath-making fundraiser

Posted by Dena Mellick November 24, 2015

Prepare to get your Martha Stewart on. The Wylde Center is holding five evenings of wreath-making next week as a fundraiser. The wreath-making will take place Dec. 1-5, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. each evening. The Wylde Center said it will provide all of the materials, which include Balsam Fir wreaths and decorative garden materials like […]

CSD’s Farm to School program changes definition of traditional cafeteria food

Posted by Dena Mellick October 14, 2015

This story has been updated. By Dena Mellick, Associate editor At a City Schools of Decatur School Board meeting in August, school board members commended School Nutrition Director Allison Goodman for her work in implementing the Farm to School program. Goodman wheeled in a cart with food samples, which the board ate during the meeting. […]

Wylde Center to host s’mores and storytelling events

Posted by Dena Mellick September 10, 2015

The Wylde Center is hosting the family-friendly S’mores for All in the garden three times this fall. “Atlanta families are invited to take a break from the business of fall school schedules, football games and holiday preparations to spend an enjoyable evening making and eating s’mores in three of the city’s tranquil greenspaces,” a press release said. Families will […]

Atlanta-based tech company launches local food app at Wylde Center on Tuesday

Posted by Dena Mellick July 13, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor An Atlanta technology company has chosen Decatur’s Wylde Center as the location for the launch of its hyperlocal food app. Local Roots, headquartered in Buckhead’s Atlanta Tech Village, connects home gardeners and small business owners to customers who want to eat local food. “It is a way for buyers and […]

Wylde Center’s annual Beer Garden fundraiser this Saturday

Posted by Dena Mellick June 23, 2015

This story has been updated. The Wylde Center is hosting its annual Beer Garden Fundraiser at Oakhurst Garden this Saturday, June 27. The event is taking place at Oakhurst Garden on 435 Oakview Road in Decatur. It raises money for the non-profit Wylde Center and includes a silent auction, food, live music, and of course, beer. The […]

Wylde Center discounts plants through the weekend

Posted by Dena Mellick June 16, 2015

The Wylde Center’s annual plant sale is wrapping up this weekend with big discounts on plants all week. The Wylde Center’s Julie Herron Carson said, “There are great bargains to be had today through Sunday!” The announcement explains: Visitors are invited to “fill a flat” with herbs and vegetable plants for just $10, and fruit […]

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