The American Hostas Society grew and added members from
throughout much of the U.S. and some foreign countries, there was a
need to upgrade The Bulletin. In 1985, significant changes were made
to make it a more "professional" looking publication. At that time,
its name was also changed to the current, The Hosta Journal.
Over the years, the addition of color photographs and glossy
magazine format has made it a premier example of a plant society
newsletter. Recently, the Society has added an online version of The Hosta Journal for easy access by the membership.
Editors of the
AHS publications have included
Alex J. Summers,
Kevin Walek and
Dr. Bob Olson.
Mr. PGC Comment: In my humble opinion,
even if you never intend on attending a
convention or other
activity, it is worth joining The American Hosta Society just to
receive The Hosta Journal. It is a great source of
information for Hosta Rookies, hobbyists and hard core