The Middle Tennessee Hosta Society (“MTHS") was established in 1998. Members’   interests include hostas, shade gardening and ponds. Programs and activities are chosen that  provide a learning experience for all, whether you are new to gardening or have a hosta collection. 

Visitors are welcome!


Febuary 20, 2020 - Please note that we are meeting
  at Susan Ramsay's house this month-details are below
Meeting:  Thursday,  February 20, 2020 at 4072 Arno Road in Franklin
                 Bag and Tag-5:00 pm
                 Speaker-6:30 pm
                 Meeting-7:30 pm
Speaker:  Steve Watson
Topic:  Presentation of this year's bare root hostas being sold at the Lawn and Garden Show.
2/27 -3/1 Nashville Lawn and Garden
to see list of Hostas please click here
Membership in AHS is encouraged and MTHS members can earn a paid 2019 AHS membership through a point system which recognizes participation in MTHS events. The Hosta Journal (AHS) published three times each year is abundant with hosta information and photographs of national tour gardens and the latest hosta hybrids.   

On-going projects of MTHS include:

  • interesting speakers at each meeting - click on the  'Programs and Events 2020 tab on left for meeting information.
  • staging a booth at the Nashville Lawn & Garden Show, at which time bare root hostas are sold;
  • an Annual Hosta Sale, (featuring over 200 varieties) held the Saturday before Mother’s Day in the parking lot of the Maryland Farms YMCA in Brentwood, TN.
  • 2020 Dixie Regional Hosta Convention  May 28-30 at Knoxville,TN.  
  • 2020 AHS Convention June 10-13 at Brooklyn Park, Mn
The Genus Hosta and the term “The Friendship Plant" have become synonymous.
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We look forward to meeting you at an MTHS event.