I. Hosta College
Each year on
the third Friday and Saturday of March, the Great Lakes Region (GLR)
of The American Hosta Society hosts a gathering of approximately
500 enthusiastic gardeners from the Midwest and other parts of
the US, Canada, and even Europe. This gathering which began in
1993 is called
College, and it takes place in Piqua, Ohio.
II. Winter Scientific Meeting
meeting normally occurs in January and it is held in a suburb of
Chicago, Illinois. It is a day long series of programs aimed at
discussing a wide range of hosta related topics. Although the
name of the activity has the word "Scientific" in it, there are
many sessions aimed at the general hosta gardener too. The
meeting is sponsored by the
Midwest Regional Hosta Society.
III. Fall Hosta Forum
the Daffodil and Hosta Society of Western Pennsylvania and the
Western New York Hosta Society, the
Forum is an annual program features speakers, vendors,
auctions and camaraderie.