Georgia Hosta Society

bringing enthusiasts together since 1984

Are you partial to hostas? So are we!

We're the Georgia Hosta Society. Welcome! The Georgia Hosta Society brings together hosta enthusiasts ranging from beginners to veterans; patio gardeners to those with an acre or more of wooded landscape; amateur hybridizers to professional growers. We hope you'll consider joining us in the rewarding and delightful work of selecting and nurturing these fascinating and beautiful plants in our local environment.

Mark Your Calendars!

11: 30 am, Saturday, February 8, 2020

General Meeting. Bellmere Garden House, 10777 Bell Road, Duluth, Georgia. "Twenty Shade-Loving Hosta Companion Plants"
The meeting will feature guest speaker Geri Laufer who will deliver a presentation on companion plants for hosta.

The meeting will also feature a silent auction. 

Showtime 2020!

The Georgia Hosta Society’s 30th Annual Hosta Show will be held Saturday, May 9, 2020 in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Tucker, 2367 Main Street, Tucker, Georgia. There will also be a sale of hosta and companion plans in the parking lot. Please bring your hosta leaves for the cut leaf show.  Leaves can be submitted on Friday, May 8th or by 8:30a on Saturday, May 9.

Here are pictures from the 2019 Cut Leaf Show

Note to GHS Members: A full color photo essay on the 2019 show will be in the September issue of Georgia Hosta Notes.

Check out these member benefits!

Advice from the experts ...

We're fully committed to devoting the resources necessary to expand our members' knowledge, and that includes bringing in leading experts on hostas, on companion plants, and on the inclusion of hostas in different garden environments.

Upcoming Talks

Recent Talks

Our newsletter ...

Four times a year, GHS members receive Georgia Hosta Notes, expertly edited by Harold McDonell and distributed by Scott Smith and Mark Malaguerra.

More About the Newsletter

Sample in PDF format

Tours ...

Opening garden gates for our members enriches and enhances the hosta-growing experience as much as anything else the Society does. Exploring a garden with like-minded folks can be inspiring, can reveal solutions to problems, and can help avoid gardening pitfalls.

Upcoming Tours

Recent Tours

Plant acquisitions ...

Yes, we have the wonderful annual plant sale. But you’ll want to know that we also have these great buying opportunities:

  • plant raffles
  • silent bidding on donated plants
  • buying opportunities during tours
  • an annual auction at the April meeting. (Members: check out our blog for a recap!)

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