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Oakhurst Garden

Call: (404) 371-1920 or visit wyldecenter.org
With 24 plots available at $65 a year, the Oakhurst Community Garden is a gem in this concrete jungle. The plot runs year-round for the surrounding community and has a chicken coop on site too, where members take shifts to care for the chickens. Don't miss out on the nearby playhouse, the pond, and Peace Pole.

BEEKEEPING BASICS - The Homestead Atlanta

Saturday April 16, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Get buzzed in this fantastic bee workshop. We will cover the workings of a bee colony, the role of honey bees and native bees, and the basics of beekeeping equipment and paraphernalia.
Cost: $30/$40

INTRO TO NATIVE POLLINATORS - The Homestead Atlanta

Saturday April 16, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Join beekeeper Véronique Perrot to learn about how pollinators survive and thrive. A great workshop for any gardener or supporter of thriving ecosystems.
Cost: $20/$30

BACKYARD CHICKENS 101 - The Homestead Atlanta

Friday April 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for this popular chicken crash course! This workshop will cover the basics of coop design, relevant ordinances, breed selection, care and feeding and outside resources. It’s the perfect place to start if you plan to keep chickens in your backyard.
Cost: $20/$30

WINTER SOWING SEEDS FOR PERENNIALS & HERBS

Friday December 11, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Discover an innovative way to successfully start plants from seed without the expense of an extensive lightstand or even a greenhouse! Using plastic containers and the freeze/thaw cycles of winter, germinate seeds with minimal effort.
Cost: From $25.00

BEEKEEPING BASICS

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Get buzzed in this fantastic bee workshop. We will cover the workings of a bee colony, the role of honey bees and native bees, and the basics of beekeeping equipment and paraphernalia.
Cost: From $30.00

INTRO TO NATIVE POLLINATORS

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Join Véronique Perrot, beekeeper of the Oakhurst Garden hives, and learn about how pollinators survive and thrive. A great workshop for any gardener or supporter of thriving ecosystems.
Cost: From $20.00

CHICKENS 102: CARING FOR YOUR FLOCK

Friday November 13, 2015 07:00 pm EST
No longer fluffy chicks, your flock is all grown up and facing a whole new set of challenges. Deepen your knowledge and learn how to meet both their, and your, ongoing needs. It’s the perfect follow-up training for backyard chicken keepers who have already mastered the basics.
Cost: From $20.00

BEEKEEPING 102: CARING FOR YOUR HIVE

Friday October 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Now that you’ve decided to keep bees, one of your biggest and most rewarding challenges is to keep your colony healthy and thriving through the winter. In this workshop, you will learn how to assess the health of the hive and its stores.
Cost: From $25.00

Chickens are Easy: Chickens 101

Friday October 2, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for this popular chicken crash course! This workshop will cover the basics of coop design, relevant ordinances, breed selection, care and feeding and outside resources. It’s the perfect place to start if you plan to keep chickens in your backyard.
Cost: From $20.00

Fall Gardening for Beginners

Saturday September 12, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Want to finally try your hand at gardening when you can be outside for the delightful fall weather? It’s the perfect time to turn that black thumb into a green one, and we’re here to help you get off to a great start.
Cost: From $30.00

PERMACULTURE PRINCIPLES

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Discover how to work with nature’s patterns rather than against them: minimize waste and long-term energy input while maximizing yield with this simple introduction to the wide world of permaculture.
Cost: From $20.00
435 Oakview Road
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 371-1920
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