please support our local benefactors

dendrologocal sales logoDendrological Sales
Byron Baxter
1322 Boat Run Lane
New Richmond OH 45157
unusual conifers and Japanese maples - please call before visiting

greenfield plant farm logoGreenfield Plant Farm
726 Stephens Road
Maineville OH
6840 Clough Pike
Cincinnati OH

Land of the Giants Hosta Farm
9106 North Raven Road
Milton WI 53563-9654

Seely's Landscape Nursery
3265 Walcutt Road
Hilliard OH 43026

Wade Gardens Nursery & Landscaping Bellview, OH
Wade and Gatton is not just a big nursery. It is also the world’s largest hosta garden. It is located about 150 miles north of Cincinnati outside the small town of Bellview just off of I-71. You will not believe the Hosta you will see there. The collection there has more than 2300 varieties on display with over 1000 for sale. Van Wade has generously donated many valuable Hosta to our annual fall auction. Online ordering

Click here for a list of vendors on the American Hosta Society website


recommended books on Hosta

American Hosta Guide (pdf)- Van Wade - great for information and finding Hosta to buy at Van's nursery in Bellville, OH

Hosta Handbook - Mark Zilis - the best for helping to identify hosta

The Genus Hosta – George Schmid the genus hosta by george schmid

The Hosta Book - Paul Aden

The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas - Diana Grenfell

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas - Diana Grenfell, Mike Shadrack

The Hosta Journal
published for members of the American Hosta Society.

The Hosta Adventure is available from the American Hosta Society - An excellent basic primer on growing hosta. The Hosta Adventure has information on hosta history, buying, landscaping, planting and growing, propagation, pests and diseases, new hostas, and a list of other resources.

The Hosta Library The Hosta Library is primarily a database for images of mature hostas. It also offers access to contributed hosta information.