The Kansas Johnson County Extension Master Gardeners along with the Midwest Regional Hosta Society are pleased to host the 2017 convention in Lenexa, Kansas June 22 – 24, 2017.
This is the first time in the history of the organization that a hosta convention has been held in the state of Kansas. The three day event features something for all gardening enthusiasts.
- Day one is education. A series of classes will be held on a variety of topics from hostas to general gardening.
- Day two is garden tours in the Topeka, Kansas area. These include beautiful estate landscapes as well as a stop at the historic Ward Meade Park and a visit to the only American Hosta Display Garden in the region.
- Day three is garden tour day in Johnson County. Unique gardens ranging from a Japanese garden to a conifer garden. There will also be a tour of the only hosta tissue culture lab in the region.
Other highlights include a hosta leaf and design show, banquet speakers and a rare plant auction.
Complete information can be found at www.2017kchostaconvention.com or by calling the Johnson County Extension Office, 913-715-7000.