Village News

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Going On Now: Retzer Nature Center’s Annual Spring Pre-Sales!

Retzer Nature Center’s annual Spring Workshop & Pre-Sale of compost bins, rain barrels and native plants is going on now through March 30. Order online and view items at www.waukeshacounty.gov/SpringSale. Orders will be available for pick up at Retzer Nature Center on May 12 from 9am to noon only.


About the Spring Workshop & Pre-Sale Event

Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use will hold its annual Spring Workshop & Pre-Sale Event on February 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison Street, Waukesha. Free workshops will be held about home composting, native plant landscaping, rain gardens, and rain barrels. Preview and order pre-sale items while attending workshops that will answer many of your spring preparation questions.


Items Available During the Pre-Sale through March 30

  • Home compost bin for $50 (normally $60)
  • Rain barrel with diverter kit - $60 (normally $84), tandem set - $100 (normally $121)
  • 50 varieties of individual native plants - $2.50 each or 4 pack of one species for $8
  • Collections available for $65 – each contains four plants of eight different species
  • Rain Garden Native Plant Collection
  • Native Prairie Garden Plant Collection
  • Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden Collection

For more information about the pre-sale, how to order, or the workshop schedule, call 262-896-8007 or visit our website at www.waukeshacounty.gov/springsale. For event updates, like Waukesha County Parks and Waukesha County Recycles on Facebook.

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