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Sheldon Fleming

Executive Director

Wonderland Gardens Inc

HQ Phone: (404) 286-6163

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Wonderland Gardens Inc

3145 Rainbow Drive

Decatur, Georgia 30034

United States

Company Description

Wonderland Gardens provides residents of metropolitan Atlanta, particularly South DeKalb, with an opportunity to improve the quality of their life by connecting with nature through hands-on education. Since the groundbreaking in June 1996, more than 300,0 ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
Leadership DeKalb

Education

Columbia High School

associate's degree

Georgia Perimeter College

Web References (32 Total References)


Outstanding Community Leaders Awards

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Sheldon Fleming '08 Wonderland Gardens, Inc


Contact Us

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Founder/Executive Director - Sheldon Fleming

sfleming@wonderlandgardens.org


Editorial Advisory Board

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Sheldon Fleming

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Sheldon Fleming is the executive director of Wonderland Gardens, a 20-acre public park and education center in Atlanta that he opened in 1997.Wonderland Gardens contains flowerbeds, vegetable gardens and walking paths, and also is an education center that teaches gardening and other life skills to school children, seniors, the disabled and at-risk youth.Fleming runs the day-to-day operations of the gardens, and has had the opportunity to witness first-hand the major impact that even a small garden can make in his African-American community.Fleming also teaches classes at the local community college and speaks at horticultural events.Currently, he is a host of TV One's Can You Dig It!, a gardening and yard makeover show.


Sheldon S. Fleming conceived ...

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Sheldon S. Fleming conceived Wonderland Gardens in 1987 after the tragic murder of his sister, Kelly.

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In 1994, Sheldon shared his dream with Michael Davis, a childhood friend.
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Our Story in the Words of Sheldon S. Fleming
Wonderland Gardens has been a seed within me since 1987.
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Sheldon S. FlemingFounder and Executive Director
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Sheldon and I grew up living across the street from each other.
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Sheldon S. Fleming
Executive Director; Founder of Wonderland Gardens
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Wonderland Gardens was conceived by Sheldon S. Fleming in 1987 in response to the tragic murder of his sister, Kelly.
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Together, Sheldon and Michael were able to turn Kelly's death into life.
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In 2000, our founder, Sheldon S. Fleming attended a conference in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on "The Influence of African Americans in the 18th Century."Three days into the conference, he realized that George Washington Carver's name had not been mentioned.Sheldon decided right then that Wonderland Gardens would ensure that this great man was not forgotten and committed to build the George Washington Carver Center as a means of passing on Dr. Carver's legacy to future generations.


Leadership DeKalb Celebrates 27th Anniversary

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Leadership DeKalb recognized award recipients including Sheldon Fleming '08, Executive Director of Wonderland Gardens, Inc, who received the 2013 Sara Fountain Carpe Diem Award for creating a self-sustaining green space destination to educate the community about healthy living.

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