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!
Thank You to all that attended our annual Hosta Sale. We appreciate your support of our Club's activities. We will be back May 12, 2018 for next year's sale so mark your calendar.
2017 Dixie Regional Hosta Society Convention information:
September 15-16, 2017
The 2017 Dixie Regional Hosta Society convention, hosted by Georgia Hosta Society, will be held in Peachtree City, GA. Learn about new developments in hostas as well as other shade companion plants. Speakers include Rob Mortko of Made in the Shade Gardens, Bob Solberg of Greenhill Hostas, Mark Maher ofFlowerwood Nursery (distributors of Encore Azaleas, Southern Living Collection Plants, Proven Winners plants and other plant material to Southeastern nurseries), and more. Activities include informal garden tours, plant sales, DRHS photo contest, live auction and silent auction.
2017 Dixie Registration Form Make sure you register early. Late fee applies after Aug. 1, 2017.
Location: Crowne Plaza SW Hotel Conference Center Mention you are with Dixie Regional Hosta Society for group rate of $109 per night plus applicable taxes. The group rate applies to stays on September 14th, 15th and 16th .
Membership in AHS is encouraged and MTHS members can earn a paid 2018 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 2017 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.
- 2017 American Hosta Society Convention June 7 - 10, 2017. More info click Here.
- 2017 Dixie Region Hosta Society Convention September 15 - 16, 2017. More infor click Here.
The Genus Hosta and the term “The Friendship Plant" have become synonymous.
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For further information on hostas, see http://www.hostalibrary.org.
We look forward to meeting you at an MTHS event.