Rain Garden Plant Sale


Our Rain Garden Plant Sale is going on now!

Plants are provided at a reduced price; about a 50% discount compared to retail prices. 

Plants must be ordered by April 6th, 2020 and will be available for pickup on June 13th, 2020 at MMSD’s Headquarters.

In addition to the plant sale, MMSD offers FREE Rain Garden Design Workshops where customers can learn about rain gardens, plant selection, and plant care. To receive notification of when the workshops will be held, sign up for our Fresh Coast News email list.

How do I order?:

To order, all you need to do is visit: Rain Garden Plant Store

Plants are sold in bundles of 4; each plant's container is 2.5" x 2.5" x 3.5 " (length x width x height/depth);  one bundle of 4 plants costs $10.00 unless otherwise noted. 

Still don't know what to order?:

Come to one of our two Rain Garden Workshops on March 28th. The workshop will focus on how to design and build a rain garden, how to select plants, and how your rain garden can help protect Lake Michigan. At the workshop, garden experts will be on hand to discuss design tips and assist you with creating your rain garden.

This is a FREE event, but you must register to attend. 

Register for the morning workshop here

and for the afternoon workshop here.

Dates to remember:

  • December 2nd, 2019: MMSD begins taking orders
  • March 28th, 2020: Morning and Afternoon Rain Garden Workshops at MMSD's Headquarters. 260 W. Seeboth St., Milwaukee, WI
  • April 6th, 2020: All orders must be submitted by close of business
  • Saturday, June, 13th, 2020: Plant order pickup, Make sure to mark the pickup date on your calendar; there is only one pickup date

 Who can order:

Any private property owner, local non-profit group, or municipality can purchase plants. Plants cannot be purchased for resale. If you are unsure of your status or have other questions, please contact us using the contact us form


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