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 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 For event updates, like Waukesha County Parks and Waukesha County Recycles on Facebook.

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