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Johnson County

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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Woodland Possibilities

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Is shade your thing? Grass not growing under those mature trees? Looking for new and creative ideas to landscape your shady garden spot? Come and see this expansive, vibrant and creative landscape where you will find not only the well-used shade loving plants, but some ‘not-so-common’ plants that you will want to use in your own shady sanctuary. Step out of the sun and see how refreshing a shade garden can be!

Hostas in the landscapeColorful heuchera and hosta Blue Mouse EarsSpring flower planting in concrete container

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Garden Boutique

While visiting the Countryside Collection (Householder) garden, be sure to check out the one-of-a-kind, hand-made garden art available for purchase. Cash, check and credit will be accepted.