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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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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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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Garden Harvest Celebration Planned at the Gardens

Mark your calendar for our annual Garden Harvest Celebration which will be held Saturday, August 19th 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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Water Tanks and Water Connectors

Water in the six tanks at the community gardens is used to water the gardens. Do not wash your hands in the tank.  Do not let children play in the water tanks.  To wash hands, tools, or veggies, draw water out with a bucket and wash outside of the tank. In addition, please realize that […]

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New Bulletin Board at the Rental Gardens

There is a new bulletin board at the Waukesha County Rental Gardens that will greet gardeners as they enter the gardens this year.  If there is something that you feel we need to include in it, let us know!

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Help Stop Water Leaks at the Water Tanks

Be sure all connections are tight after you disconnect your hose. If they are left loose, they often leak. We are charged for every drop of water we use.  If you notice any leaks or problems with the any tank, hose, tee, or connection, PLEASE see if you can remedy the situation by tightening connections or flipping […]

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