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Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo

Healthy Yards Expo April 1 logoThe Eighth Annual Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo aims to help you make greener choices for your yards and homes. The Expo promotes eco-friendly practices and provides education so that you can do your part for clean water, air and healthy soils while maintaining an attractive landscape.

The expo is a great place to get new ideas from experts. It’s a FREE one-stop learning event on green ideas and services. Enjoy free educational seminars

Visitors to the Expo can:

  • Register for Door Prizes! Get rain barrels and a compost bins.
  • The first 100 visitors will receive a free tree seedling, courtesy of Overland Park.
  • The first 500 visitors will receive an assortment of native plants to try in their home gardens, courtesy of Johnson County Stormwater Management.
  • Visit with Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners and local plant societies. They’ll offer expert advice on gardening and plant cultivation.
  • Talk with city representatives to find out what’s going on in your neighborhood and learn about cost share programs for establishing rain garden and rain barrels.
  • Listen to informative speakers on topics such as native plants, pollinators, vegetable gardening and landscaping
  • Visit the soil trailer, an underground experience for young and old.
  • Enjoy free Stone Lion Puppets shows for the children.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 — 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Shawnee Civic Centre 13817 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66216

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am