Get ready for Spring at O’Fallon’s Garden Expo
Get your yard and garden ready for the season by shopping for live plants and outdoor home and garden accessories at the Garden Expo. The event will be held on the grounds outside the historic Heald Home in O’Fallon from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, in Fort Zumwalt Park. Admission and parking are free. Talk to lawn and gardening experts, chat with garden club members, get tips on growing flowers and more.
The day’s activities include:
- Guest speakers, including a master gardener, discussing rain garden design, how to “grow” good soil, recycling and more
- Free tree saplings (one per family)
- A free kids’ craft at the recycling booth
- Vendors, concessions
- Historic Heald Home tours, $2 per person
- An Arbor Day ceremony beginning at 9:15 a.m.
“If you’re looking forward to spring and getting out in our city’s parks, and there’s no better way to do that than with the Garden Expo,” said Festival Coordinator Jennifer Hoisington. “Our vendors and speakers are great resources for information. Visitors will be able to take that information home and create an even more beautiful yard and garden.”
Vendors are welcome to apply for booth space by Monday, April 1. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 379-5605.