Become a Member!!!    Membership Information


The Western New York Hosta Society is determined to become as big and as exciting as you want us to be. Become a member and be a part of a dedicated group that is already enjoying the world of Hosta and shade gardening. Become a part of what is happening now and what will happen tomorrow in the Hosta world. You will reap the profits of gardening expertise and newfound friendships to be treasured in the interesting world of the 'Friendship Plant'.

What We Offer...

  • Informative Meetings

  • Guest Speakers

  • Plants and Seed Auctions

  • Teaching and learning about the Genus Hosta

  • Quarterly Newsletters

  • Exchange of Shade Gardening Ideas

  • Tours and Garden Visits

  • Information on Sources of Hosta

  • Help with Growing and Propagating

  • Advice on Nurturing Soil and Eradicating Pests

  • An Annual Hosta Sale

  • Exhibits and Shows

  • Gathering of friends who Love Hosta, Gardening and the Earth.

  • Hosta BUX and Discount on Hostas




Your Membership Rewards... 

  • Three fantastic informational club meetings each with a major speaker and a minor speaker/event

  • A "Bring and Buy" table as well as delicious complimentary refreshments at our meetings

  • Raffles and door prizes at our meetings

  • Special opportunities for ordering hosta (usually at the spring meeting)

  • Hosta "Bux" given to those who help at club events or attend club meetings

  • Three fabulous Hosta Newsletters sent out just before our club meetings

  • "Hosta Flash" memos sent out with special news or reminders

  • An Open Garden Directory featuring local gardens to visit

  • An official Hosta Leaf and Container Show to exhibit in or attend

  • A huge Hosta/Daylily Sale Event in August

  • Our annual WNY Hosta Club August Picnic and Auction

  • A Club Pot Luck Gathering in September

  • An informative WNY Hosta Society web site

  • Other special garden tours/happenings/farmers' markets when applicable

  • Discounted registration fees for the March Hosta College and the September Fall Hosta Forum

  • The BEST hosta fellowship WNY has to offer!!