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Sheldon Fleming

Founder and 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 300,000 vo...more

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Contact Us

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Founder/Executive Director - Sheldon Fleming
sfleming@wonderlandgardens.org


Editorial Advisory Board

www.homeimprovementmag.com [cached]

Sheldon Fleming 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.


www.wonderlandgardens.com

Sheldon S. Fleming conceived Wonderland Gardens in 1987 after the tragic murder of his sister, Kelly.In 1994, Sheldon shared his dream with Michael Davis, a childhood friend.Our Story in the Words of Sheldon S. FlemingWonderland Gardens has been a seed within me since 1987.Sheldon S. FlemingFounder and Executive DirectorSheldon and I grew up living across the street from each other.Sheldon S. FlemingExecutive Director; Founder of Wonderland GardensWonderland Gardens was conceived by Sheldon S. Fleming in 1987 in response to the tragic murder of his sister, Kelly.Together, Sheldon and Michael were able to turn Kelly's death into life.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.


Decatur Rotary Club Meeting Detail - Rotary District 6900

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Decatur Rotary Club Meeting Information: Sheldon Fleming
Sheldon Fleming is the Executive Director of Wonderland Gardens.Wonderland Gardens is a nonprofit organization developing a year-round green space destination, which offers individual and group gardening, nature walks, fresh vegetables and fruits for public viewing and consumption.Wonderland Garden's components will include: community gardens, a cooperative gardening program, an outdoor classroom, a storytelling area, Life Skills seminars, a Wonder trail, lectures and workshop sessions. he Wonderland Gardens concept appeals to all age groups, but the programs specifically target seniors, youth-at-large, inner-city youth, and Americans with disabilities. Wonderland Gardens is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to stewardship of the earth through gardening, education, recycling and communing with nature.Wonderland Gardens was chartered in April 1995 as a public garden. In May 1996, Wonderland Gardens was invited onto the old Mathis Diary property by Soapstone Center for the Arts to occupy ten of the twenty acres that comprise the Mathis property. The property is owned by DeKalb County and leased to Wonderland Gardens and Soapstone Center for the Arts. heldon Fleming, Executive Director, conceived the idea of the garden with the death of his sister in 1987. Working the soil was therapeutic and helped him deal with the loss of his sister. Sheldon enlisted the help of long time family friend and neighbor Michael Davis, who had previously co-founded an educational non profit in Connecticut for high school youth, and long time friend Bettye Ludd, who was an aide to former Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson and a fundraising and promotional expert.Wonderland Gardens provides the residents of metropolitan Atlanta, particularly south DeKalb, an opportunity to get closer to nature.


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