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A partial list of upcoming classes for adults at the Wylde Center is below.  For more information, and to register for classes, visit www.wyldecenter.org and click on “Education”.

Saturday, Sept. 20, Chickens are Easy! Intro to Keeping Chickens

10 a.m. – noon at the OakhurstGarden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, Ga.30030

$20 for WyldeCenter members and $30 for non-members

Join The Celtic Gardener, Anne-Marie Anderson, for the WyldeCenter’s popular chicken “crash course”.  This class will cover the basics of coop design, relevant community ordinances, breed selection, care and feeding and outside resources.  Anne-Marie is a local keeper of an urban flock, and past chair of the WyldeCenter’s annual Urban Coop Tour.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, Edible Gardening

6:30 – 8 p.m. at the OakhurstGarden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, Ga.30030

$5  for WyldeCenter members, and $15 for non-members

Join Wylde Cemter Gardener JC Hines for a behind-the-scenes tour of the WyldeCenter’s urban mini-farm at the OakhurstGarden.  Topics will include preparing a vegetable bed for late summer and fall crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, pest control and watering techniques.  Attendees are encouraged to bring water, sunscreen and gloves.

Saturday, Sept. 27, Send in the Sheep: Prescribed Grazing for Vegetation Management – FREE program for families!

10 a.m. -noon. at Hawk Hollow, 2304 First Ave., Atlanta, Ga.30317

Come to Hawk Hollow and meet Jennif Chandler of Shady Brook Farm and her sheep.  Families will see for themselves how sheep act as nature’s mowers, as the Shady Brooks Farm flock removes unwanted vegetation from Hawk Hollow.  Prescriptive grazing can be used to control invasive plant populations and enhance desirable plant life in yards of almost any size, and Jennif has assisted property owners with prescriptive grazing for the past five years.

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