The Middle Tennessee Hosta Society (“MTHS”) was established in 1998. Members’   interests include hostas, shade gardening and ponds. Programs and activities are chosen that  provide a learning experience for all, whether you are new to gardening or have a hosta collection. 

Visitors are welcome!

Our 2015 Plant sale is on May 9th.
Please visit our News In Brief for more information.


Read about Tranquility - The Cornelia B. Holland
Hosta Garden At the UT Gardens at Knoxville, TN.
Click HERE.

 Membership in AHS is encouraged and MTHS members can earn a paid 2016 AHS membership through a point system which recognizes participation in MTHS events. The Hosta Journal (AHS) published three times each year is abundant with hosta information and photographs of national tour gardens and the latest hosta hybrids.   

On-going projects of MTHS include:

  • interesting speakers at each meeting - click on the  'Programs and Events 2015' tab on left for meeting information.
  • staging a booth at the Nashville Lawn & Garden Show, at which time bare root hostas are sold;
  • an Annual Hosta Sale, (featuring over 200 varieties) held the Saturday before Mother’s Day in the parking lot of the Maryland Farms YMCA in Brentwood, TN.
  • 2015 American Hosta Society Convention June 18-20, 2015. More info click Here.
The Genus Hosta and the term “The Friendship Plant” have become synonymous.
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We look forward to meeting you at an MTHS event.