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Rough Plow – Gardens NOT yet open

Quick Garden update:  Because we’ve had favorable weather, we were able to get a rough plow done in the Gardens this weekend. This was NOT the spring till. This rough plow was to loosen the soil so it can dry out and improve the quality of the till that happens in May.  The Gardens are […]

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garden plots at the beginning of the gardening season

Garden Plots Available to Rent

Garden plots are available to rent for the 2020 gardening season at the Waukesha County Rental Gardens. For more information on the gardens, contact Lisa at lboyer@waukeshacounty.gov.

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Rental Garden Reservation Forms due March 9th

It’s getting closer to Spring and that means the Rental Gardens reservation forms will soon be in the mail to all 2019 gardeners. Reservation forms will be due back to the Extension office in Waukesha County by March 9th. If you know that you will not be returning in 2020, please email Lisa at lboyer@waukeshacounty.gov […]

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Garden Closes October 28th at 9 AM

Reminder … all produce must be harvested and garden plots cleaned by 9 AM on Monday, October 28th.  Clean up includes the removal of everything you brought into the garden such as fencing, stakes, string, tomato cages, plastic, etc.  Smaller plant material can be pulled and left in the garden to decompose but larger, thick-stem […]

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Garden Harvest Celebration – Aug. 17th at 9 am

Mark your calendar for our annual garden harvest celebration which will be held Saturday, August 17th from 9 to 10:30 AM at the gardens.  There is no cost to participate but it is organized as a breakfast pot luck. Bring a dish to pass. Come and meet the other gardeners. Can’t make it for the […]

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Parking Reminder for the Rental Gardens

Parking is hectic at the gardens especially during the start of the growing season. Once everyone has their garden planted it usually calms down a bit. We just wanted to remind of these parking suggestions …. Pullover as far as you can to hug the garden to allow enough space for a car to drive […]

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Gardens now OPEN

The Waukesha County Rental Gardens are now OPEN and water is connected and available. We were lucky to find a window in between the rain drops to get the gardens plowed, stake all gardens, and connect the water. A big thank you to the UW-Madison Extension Milwaukee/Waukesha County Master Gardener Volunteers for their assistance! All […]

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Garden Plots Sizes Are Approximate

Garden Plot sizes are approximately 20’ x 20’ and 30’ x 30’. Plots may be wider and shorter (i.e. 22’ X 18’) or thinner and longer (i.e.19’ X 21’). Plots are marked off by the Garden Coordinator and are not to be changed by gardeners. If you have questions about your Garden Plot borders, contact […]

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