2017 calendar

colonel deJanuary 21 Midwest Regional Hosta Society Winter Conference
Northern Illinois University Conference Center
Naperville IL

February 11
10am - 2pm HSGC meeting
Cincinnati Civic Garden Center
We'll have a chili cook-off with a Delhi Garden Center gift certificate for the winner then speaker Colonel De will spice up the meeting. Hospitality will provide dessert - bring your own beverage. Guests are welcome. Our first get-together is always a bright spot in a dreary winter.

March 11 11am - 2pm HSGC meeting
Delhi Garden Center
6282 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd
Liberty Township OH 45044
Delhi will provide a speaker and hospitality will provide desserts. We'll have a member Q & A. Bring your own drink.

March 17-18 Hosta College
Piqua OH
The 2017 class list class list

April 2 12pm - 3pm Clara's Harvest Thyme Hellebore sale

loveland castleApril 29 10:30am HSGC meeting
We'll have a meeting at Greenfield Plant Farm in Maineville and an outing to Chateau Laroche also known as Loveland Castle. Wes Duren, from Marvin Gardens, will speak around noon. Lunch at Paxton's Grill for those interested.
If you wish to shop at Greenfield, plan to do so before the meeting since we will go to Loveland Castle right after the meeting.
Bring the $5 entry fee for the Castle and a chair for Greenfield.

May 6 10am - 3pm Clara's Harvest Thyme Vendors Sale

May 6 Miami Valley Hosta Society Auction

May 20 10am HSGC meeting
Susie and Dan's
Our annual plant auction. The club will provide the chicken and members will bring sides and desserts. Here's the list of auction items.

May 27 Central Ohio (Columbus) Hosta Society Hosta Show

June 7-10 American Hosta Society National Convention
Indianapolis IN

June 17 11am HSGC meeting
Mike Walter's garden in Dayton OH. We'll have lunch at Cracker Barrel for those interested.
400 Briarcliff Rd
Dayton OH 45415

trilba smithFrom 9am to 4pm the Miami Valley Hosta Society will have their 25th Anniversary Public Garden Tour. It is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

June 23-24 Hosta Tailgate - hosted by the Southwest Michigan Hosta Society
Kalamazoo MI

July 8 Annual HSGC bus trip details...

July 29 11am
Pat Thompson's garden
Concrete Craft Creations
Coffee, tea, soft drinks, and cookies will be served. details...

August 6 Central Ohio (Columbus) Hosta Society Auction

August 12 10am HSGC meeting
We begin with a self-guided tour featuring the gardens of Diana Carlisle, Lois Lustenberger, and Diana Carlisle.
At noon we'll meet at the Clepper Park "A" shelter and have roll-ups from Penn Station. details...

September 2 Saturday 10am-3pm
Bob's Garden Fair
222 E Wenger Rd
Englewood OH 45322

September 9 4pm HSGC meeting
A cookout at the Bare's with speaker Doug Lohman from Lohman’s Greenhouses. Please RSVP by August 25.
details...

October 21 12pm HSGC banquet
Presidential Banquet Center
Kettering OH

With speaker Rob Mortko Hot Hostas for the Future
$25 per person due by October 11, 2017 to MVHS