We are frequently requested to make presentations 
to local and regional garden clubs on the subject of hostas.
Give us a call as we attempt to schedule each request.
The dates highlighted in red are open to the public.

Next Year - 2017
now booking
Oct 21 - Ohio Tri-Club Hosta Societies (Kettering, OH)
Oct 17 - Water Garden Society of Greater KC
Oct 7 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 24 - Illinois Prairie Hosta Society (Champaign, IL)
Sept 17 - St. Louis Hosta Society (St. Louis, MO)
Sept 16 - Dixie Regional Hosta Convention (Atlanta, GA)
July 9 - Shady Choice Hosta Society (Omaha, NE)
May 27 - HostaPalooza (Wichita, KS)
May 8 - Overland Park Gardeners of America
April 18 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 11 - KCMO Junior League Sustainers Garden Club
March 18 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)

This Year - 2016

Oct 20 - Johnson County Extension Master Gardeners (Olathe, KS)
Oct 1 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 20 - Central Illinois Hosta Society
Sept 13 - Massachusetts Master Gardener Association
May 28 - HostaPalooza (Wichita, KS)
May 26 - McPherson County Extension County Master Gardeners
May 11 - Leavenworth County Extension County Master Gardeners
May 3 - Raytown Garden Club (Raytown, MO)
April 19 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
March 19 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)
March 3 - Wyandotte County Extension County Master Gardeners
Feb 13 - Kansas Garden Show (Topeka, KS)

Prior Years
2015
Sept 24 - International Master Gardener Conference (Council Bluffs, IA)
Sept 19 - Fall Hosta Forum (Edinboro, PA)
June 9 - Lenexa Garden Club (Lenexa, KS)
April 28 - Topeka Daylily Club (Topeka, KS)
April 21 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 9 - Shades of Green Hosta Society (Rochester, MN)
March 21 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)
March 4 - Marais des Cygnes District Extension Master Gardeners (Paola , KS)

2014
Oct 11 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 20 - The Georgia Hosta Society (Duluth, GA)
Sept 14 - Mississippi Valley Hosta Society (Bettendorf, IA)
Aug 25 - Hosta Society of North Alabama (Huntsville, AL)
June 1 - Greater Ozarks Hosta Society (Springfield, MO)
May 24 - HostaPalooza (Wichita, KS)
April 19 - Shady Choice Hosta Society (Omaha, NE)
April 15 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 8 - Kansas City Junior League Garden Club
March 26 - Prairie Planters Garden Club #1
March 15 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)

2013
Oct 4 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training 
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 22 - Missouri Master Gardener State Conference 
(Springfield, MO)
Sept 15 - St. Louis Hosta Society
Sept 11 - KC Herb Study Group
Aug 17 - Southern Maine Daylily and Hosta Society 
(South Portland, ME)
June 7 - Dixie Regional Hosta Society Convention (Memphis, TN)
May 15 - Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri (St. Joseph, MO)
May 7 - Raytown Garden Club
April 17 - Miami County Extension Master Gardeners
April 16 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 14 - Russ O'Hara Hosta Society (Des Moines, IA)
April 7 - Ontario Hosta Society (Ontario, Canada)
March 30 - Illinois Prairie Hosta Society (Champaign, IL)
March 27 - "Drip Irrigation – A Greener Approach to Watering" Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm
March 16 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)
Feb 17 - Kansas Garden Show (Topeka, KS)
Feb 16 - Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners
Feb 15 - AHS Region 11 - Winter Gathering (KC, MO)
Jan 19 - Winter Scientific Meeting of the Midwest Regional Hosta Society (Lisle, IL)

2012
Oct 7 - MOKAN Daylily Society (Loose Park; KC, MO)
Sept 22 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 4 - Olathe Chamber of Commerce (Olathe, KS)
July 28 - "Hot Hostas for the Cool Shade"
K-State Research and Education Horticulture Center - 2012 Field Day;  35230 West 135th St; Olathe, KS; 10:00 am, Open to the Public
July 13 - Midwest Regional Hosta Society (Rochester, MN)
May 9 - Weston Garden Club (Weston, MO)
April 24 - Hosta Connection (Tulsa, OK)
April 17 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 12 - Shades of Green Hosta Society (Rochester, MN)
March 31 - Northwest District Spring Board Meeting (St. Joe, MO)
March 17 - Hosta College (Piqua, OH)
Jan 9 - Westport Garden Club (Linda Hall Library - KC, MO)

2011
Nov 9 - Kansas University Women's Garden Club (Lawrence, KS)
Sept 17 - Fall Hosta Forum (Cambridge Springs, PA)
Sept 10 - Heartland Hosta and Shade Plant Society (KC)
Sept 6 - Miami County EMG's (Paola, KS)
May 6 - Central Exchange (Kansas City, MO)
April 26 - Hosta Connection (Tulsa, OK)
April 19 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 7 - Shades of Green Hosta Society (Rochester, MN)
March 23 - Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens; 10:00 am, Open to the Public

2010
Oct 2 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept 21 - Central Illinois Hosta Society (Peoria, IL)
July 31 - "Hot Hostas for the Cool Shade"
K-State Research and Education Horticulture Center - 2010 Field Day; 35230 West 135th St; Olathe, KS; 1:00 pm, Open to the Public
April 20 - Wichita Hosta Society (Wichita, KS)
April 15 - Mid-South Hosta Society (Memphis, TN)
April 13 - Alabama Hosta Society (Birmingham, AL)
April 10 - Minnesota Hosta Society (Minneapolis, MN)
April 10 - Northern Wisconsin Hosta Society (Menomonie, WI)
April 8 - Shades of Green Hosta Society (Rochester, MN)
Feb 21 - Kansas Garden Show (Topeka, KS)
Jan 11 - Overland Park Gardener's of America

2009
Oct 10 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Oct 3 - Ouachita Hosta and Shade Society (Hot Springs, AR) 
July 16 - Prairie Planters Garden Club #4
May 5 - Raytown Garden Club
April 21 - Wichita Hosta Society
March 14 - "Miracles out of Nowhere"
Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City - 8th Annual Spring Conference

2008
Sept. 13 - Heartland Hosta Society
June 13 - American Hosta Society National Convention (St. Louis, MO)
May 1 - Shawnee Garden Club
April 15 - Wichita Hosta Society
April 8 - "Hot Hostas for the Cool Shade"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; $7 per individual, or $10 per couple; Open to the public - call (913) 715-7000 to enroll
April 1 - Maryville Garden Club

2007
Oct. 14 - Russ O'Harra Hosta Society (Des Moines, IA)
Sept. 29 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Trainin (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept. 16 - St. Louis Hosta Society 
August 23 - Flower Society of St. Joe
April 17 - Wichita Hosta Society
Feb. 27 - "Hot Hostas for the Cool Shade"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; $5 per individual, or $7.50 per household; Open to the public - call (913) 715-7000 to enroll

2006
Sept . 30 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
May 1 - Greater KC Gardeners of America (Loose Park; Kansas City, MO) 
April 18 - Wichita Hosta Society
Feb. 24 - "Hosta Heaven"
Johnson County Home and Garden Show, 6:00 pm; Overland Park Convention Center

2005
Oct . 1 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept. 18 - Missouri State Master Gardener Convention
Aug. 18 - Olathe Garden Club
July 30 - "The Shadier Side of Hostas"
K-State Research and Education Center; 35125 West 135th St; Olathe, KS; 10:00 am, Open to the Public
June 4 - Oak Park Library, 10:00 am
May 18 - Milhaven Garden Club
April 19 - Wichita Hosta Society
April 11 - "Dispelling the Myths about Hostas"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; $5 per individual, or $7.50 per household; Open to the public - call (913) 764-6300 to enroll
April 9 - Prairie Village Earth Fair 
Shawnee Mission East High School, 11:30 am
March 28 - "Life Beyond Hostas - Companion Plants for the Shade"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; $5 per individual, or $7.50 per household; Open to the public - call (913) 764-6300 to enroll 
March 23 - Lakewood Garden Club
March 19 - "The Shady Side of Hostas"
Family Tree - Overland Park Garden Center, 1:30 pm; Open to the public 
Feb. 25 - "The Shady Side of Hostas"
Johnson County Home and Garden Show, 6:00 pm; Overland Park Convention Center

2004
Oct. 12 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Sept. 15 - Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners
July 31 - "Things My Mother Never Told Me About Hostas"
K-State Research and Education Center; 35125 West 135th St; Olathe, KS; 1:00 pm, Open to the Public
May 25 - Topeka Daylily Club
May 6 - Loch Lloyd Garden Club
May 4 - Raytown Garden Club
April 26 - "Life Beyond Hostas - Companion Plants for the Shade"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; $5 per individual, or $7.50 per household; Open to the public - call (913) 764-6300 to enroll
April 20 - Wichita Hosta Society
April 6 - Village Gardeners
April 3 - GCA of Greater KC (Discovery Center, KCMO)
March 24 - Prairie Planters Garden Club #1
March 13 - "Why Hostas?"
Miami County Lawn and Garden Show, 10:00 pm; Paola, KS - Open to the public
Feb. 28 - "Why Hostas?"
Johnson County Home and Garden Show, 3:00 pm; Overland Park Convention Center; Overland Park, KS

2003
Oct. 11 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Oct. 4 - Heartland Hosta & Shade Plant Society
July 26 - Overland Park Arboretum
July 14 - Overland Park Garden Club
May 27 - Topeka Daylily Club
May 19 - Lake Lotawana Garden Club
May 14 - Leavenworth County Extension Master Gardeners
May 8 - Master Gardeners of Greater Kansas City
May 6 - Shawnee County Extension Master Gardeners
May 5 - KC Garden Club
April 22 - "Why Hostas?"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; Open to the public - call (913) 764-6300 to enroll
April 15 - Wichita Hosta Society
April 3 - Garden Club of Shawnee
March 15 - "Why Hostas?"
Family Tree - Overland Park Garden Center, 11:30 am; Open to the public 
March 8 - "Why Hostas?"
Miami County Lawn and Garden Show, 1:00 pm; Paola, KS
March 6 - "Why Hostas?"
Wichita Garden Show, 3:00 pm; Century II Expo Hall; Wichita, KS
March 1 - "Made in the Shade with Hostas"
Johnson County Home and Garden Show, 1:00 pm; Overland Park Convention Center; Overland Park, KS
Feb. 20 - Lake Quivera Garden Club

2002
Oct. 4 - State of Kansas Advanced Master Gardener Training (KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Aug. 13 - Prime Timers (Olathe Bible Church)
July 1 - "Shade Gardening"
Greater KC Gardeners of America (Loose Park; Kansas City, MO)
April 23 - "Made in the Shade with Hostas"
Johnson County Extension Office, 7:00 pm; Open to the public - call for reservations
April 22 - Zone 6 Garden Club (Pittsburg, KS)
April 16 - Wichita Master Gardeners
April 16 - Wichita Hosta Society
March 23 - Heartland Hosta & Shade Plant Society
Loose Park; Kansas City, MO
March 16 - "Made in the Shade with Hostas"
Family Tree - Overland Park Garden Center, 11:30 am;  Open to the public 
Feb. 11 - Excelsior Springs Gardeners of America (Community Center; Excelsior Springs, MO)
Jan. 17 - Prairie Planters Four Garden Club (Fairway, KS)

2001
Sept. 28 - State of Kansas Advanced Master GardenerTraining
(KSU; Manhattan, KS)
Aug. 25 - Gardener's Gathering (Prairie Village, KS)
May 8 - Sunflower Garden Club- Gardeners of America (Kansas City, KS)
May 7 - Greater KC Gardeners of America (Loose Park; Kansas City, MO)
April 19 - Olathe Gardeners of America (Olathe, KS)
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