Hosta Show 2019: Woodstock: 50 Years of Peace,
Love and ‘Paisley Print’
Dianne Giordano, Hosta Show Chair
The Judges Panel
On June 8th & 9th, 2019 we had an esteemed panel of AHS accredited judges
including Jackie Adams, Carolyn Schaffner and Marcia Sully; John Smead, a
former member from WNY; Paula Lehtola and Mary Arnberg of Massachusetts;
and Herbie and Joan Altman and Cheryl Villegas of Pittsburgh.
We had 18 exhibitors who entered 162 exhibits. Exhibitors ranged from those
who have never entered and those who have entered multiple shows in multiple locations including the AHS show.
Peg Reixinger graciously provided a number of luscious floral arrangements highlighting hosta leaves.
John Smead with H. 'Torchlight'
We had 18 exhibitors who entered 162 exhibits.
The Top Awards presented were:
Division I - Horticulture
Best of Show - John Smead (H. 'Torchlight')
Sweepstakes Award (Most Blue Ribbons) - Mike Shadrack, 20 blue
Division II - Container Grown Hosta
Grand Award - John Smead ('Nancy')
Division III - Trough/Container Garden
Arranged for Effect
Grand Award - Mike Shadrack