FREE Indoor Event: So Come Rain or Shine!
Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo
March 28, 2015 — 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Shawnee Civic Centre 13817 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66216
Become a vendor
Get the real dirt on growing green at the Johnson County's Healthy Yards Expo, an exciting lawn and garden event to help you make greener choices in the yard and home.
It's a marketplace of ideas, tools and experts for eco-improvements for yards. It’s a one-stop learning event on green ideas, products and services.
The Expo focuses on the Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities from Kansas State University’s Research and Extension, which helps you make wise choices on environmentally conscious lawn and garden care techniques. The interactive program helps you evaluate lawns and gardens practices in areas such as from water use to wildlife habitat. The Healthy Yards Expo will highlight products, tips and tools that meet the program’s criteria.
Visitors to the Expo can:
Talk with local green industry vendors and find out what’s new!
Get tips and tricks from our and other experts.
Interact with the Expo's’s vendors with plants, garden art and accessories.
Visit with Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners and plant societies offering expert advice on gardening and plant cultivation.
Listen to informative speakers on topics such as composting, water conservation, tree care, wildlife gardening and more.
Participate in free, fun and educational activities for children. Bring the kids!
Join the fun of celebrating Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax. Ongoing during the day will be activities for kids. Make your own Lorax Pot and a special button. The Lorax will be read during the day so come and celebrate those who speak for the trees.
Johnson County Residents — Get a FREE soil test
New this year will be your opportunity to get a free soil test compliments of Johnson County Stormwater Management and Extension.
Bring your soil sample to the Expo to receive the free testing.
Learn how to take a proper sample.
A soil test will provide you with the fertility needs to grow healthy plants while protecting our soil and water.
Become an Expo Vendor:
We are currently looking for businesses and non-profit groups to have a booth during the Expo. Your business must be a green related product to the home and landscape. The committee must approve any vendors. For more information please download the application or contact us.