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Interested in Renting a Garden Plot in 2017?

Interested in Renting a Garden Plot in 2017?

If you are interested in renting a garden plot in 2017 at the Waukesha County Community Gardens, contact our office and request that your name be placed on our waiting list.  Once we know who will not be returning to garden in 2017, we contact those on our waiting list. For information about the Waukesha […]

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Plant Waste Piles Removed at End of Season

Plant Waste Piles Removed at End of Season

The plant waste piles at thew Waukesha County Community Gardens were removed at the end of the season by the Waukesha County Parks Department. They will combine it with their plant waste and use it accordingly. By removing it now, it will  allow room for plant waste for the 2017 gardening season.  Plant waste can be […]

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Water Shut Off This Week at the Community Gardens

Water Shut Off This Week at the Community Gardens

Colder evening temperatures (in the 30’s) are predicted this week (week of October 10th) so the water will be shut off at the garden by the end of the day on Thursday, October 13th (if not sooner). Water tanks have been filled one last time to assist you with end of the season garden clean up.

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Gardens Scheduled to Close on Monday Morning, October 24th

Gardens Scheduled to Close on Monday Morning, October 24th

Gardens will CLOSE on Monday, October 24th, 2016. Produce must be harvested and plots cleaned. This includes the removal of everything you brought into the garden including any fencing, stakes, string, tomato cages, tarp, plastic, etc. by date listed above. Thick-stem vegetables (i.e., corn), thick-stem flowers (i.e., sunflower), and thick-stem weeds also need to be […]

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Change of E-mail Address When Contacting Our Office

Change of E-mail Address When Contacting Our Office

If you are sending an e-mail to the Waukesha County UW-Extension office  regarding a question or issue regarding the Waukesha County Community Gardens, please send it to: awied@waukeshacounty.gov. Previously you were instructed to send e-mail to Christa. Thank you!

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Garden Harvest Breakfast Celebration Planned

Garden Harvest Breakfast Celebration Planned

Mark your calendar for our annual garden harvest celebration which will be held Saturday, August 13th 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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Help Stop Water Leaks at the Water Tanks

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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Waukesha County Community Gardens Opened on Saturday May 21st

Waukesha County Community Gardens Opened on Saturday May 21st

The Waukesha County Community Gardens opened on Saturday, May 21st.  A big thank you to the UW-Extension Master Gardener Volunteers who assisted Ann Wied with getting the gardens staked and the water connected. To all those who rented a garden plot – Thank you for your patience.  Not only did we have to wait for […]

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Waukesha County Community Gardens – Opening Delayed

Waukesha County Community Gardens – Opening Delayed

The Waukesha County Community Gardens opening was delayed due the rain we experienced.  We hope to have it open by Saturday, May 21st.  We will be in touch when we know more.   Not only do we need to wait for the soil to dry sufficiently for tilling but we need to wait for our turn. […]

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Waukesha County Community Gardens Scheduled to Open May 14th

Waukesha County Community Gardens Scheduled to Open May 14th

The Waukesha County Community Gardens will OPEN approximately Saturday, May 14, 2016.  Not only does the weather need to cooperate, but we need to wait our turn for tilling the garden.  We will keep you updated if the garden is ready sooner or if the garden opening will be delayed. Thank you for your patience! […]

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All Gardens Rented for 2016 Gardening Season

All Gardens Rented for 2016 Gardening Season

All gardens at the Waukesha County Community Gardens are rented for the 2016 gardening season! If you’d like to be put on the waiting list for the 2017 gardening season, contact the Waukesha County UW-Extension office at 262/548-7775 or cthao@waukeshacounty.gov

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Gardening Questions?

Gardening Questions?

Call or e-mail your question to the Waukesha County UW-Extension Horticulture Helpline at 262-548-7779 or uwex1@waukeshacounty.gov.  Your plant, bug, or soil questions will be answered by a trained UW-Extension Master Gardener volunteer.  Telephone hours vary depending on the season.  Listen to the voice mail message for phone hours.

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Not Returning Next Year?

Not Returning Next Year?

If you already know that you will not be gardening with us in 2016, please let us know. Contact Christa. This will save postage in the Spring and help us plan for next year.  Call Christa at 262-548-7775 or e-mail her at cthao@waukeshacounty.gov

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