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St. Louis Hosta Society



Meeting Minutes

2014 Calendar of Events - Updated 10-28-2014

More information about the following events is forthcoming in future newsletters. Contact Phyllis Weidman to sign up to volunteer to help at any of our events.

All St. Louis Hosta Society meetings are held at 1:00 pm at the Creve Coeur Government Center, 300 N. New Ballas, St. Louis, MO 63141 (between Ladue Rd. and Olive), unless otherwise noted.

Jan. 18

Winter Scientific Meeting -Visit Midwest Regional Hosta Society for more information.

Feb. 16

Annual Pot Luck Lunch

  • Club plant orders are due
  • The club will provide sandwiches and drinks. Members please bring the following: if your last name begins with A-M dessert , N-Z side dish or salad.
  • Short business meeting
March 16

Guest Speaker - Bruce Buehrig, presents "Garden Design Using Hosta"

April 26


Work Day at Missouri Botanical Garden
April 27

Vendors Day and Club Plant pickup. Join us and do some spring garden shopping! We have a great variety of vendors lined up - bring a friend or two and your checkbook. Club plants will be available for pick up. If you cannot pick up your plants, please make arrangements to have someone pick them up for you.

May 10-11
St. Louis Hosta Society Plant Sale at Missouri Botanical Garden - Orthwein Room
Set up 6:00am Saturday. Sale opens at 9:00 am.
May 18

Garden Walk - at the home of Basil and Sandy Honaker, Jr..
Address: 1632 Westshyre Drive, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367, phone 636-332-1726
See future newsletters for more details.

June 11-14

American Hosta Society National Convention, Cedar Rapids, IA. Visit Harshbarger Hosta Society for more information.

June 22 Garden Walk at Missouri Botanical Garden. Meet in the Missouri Room (off the Beaumont Room to the right as you enter).

June 26-28

Midwest Regional Hosta Convention. Host city is Green Bay, WI. Visit their website for more information.

July 20

Annual Members Hosta Auction - Let's make this year's auction for the sale of only those special or rarer select hostas from your garden. Pot up early, label, and drop off at any officer's home or bring them to the auction. If you need assistance in digging hostas in your garden, please contact one of the officers and we will arrange a "digging crew"!

Bring your wishlist and your checkbook - it will be a fun auction!

August No meeting. C'mon, volunteer to host a garden walk this month! You pick the date and time!

Sept 21

Note Date Change

Guest Speaker - Mark Zilis, Nurseryman, hybridizer, speaker, author and President of Q & Z Nursery, Rochelle, IL. Topic to be announced.

Oct. 19

Guest Speaker - Janie Bedwell, "Trees and Shrubs, what do I need to do, especially in times of drought"

Nov. 16

3:00 PM

Board meeting at the Weidman's. Meeting begins at 3 pm, break at 5 pm for a supper of soup and sandwiches. Please RSVP to Phyllis Weidman if you plan to attend. Everyone is welcome; the more ideas the better.

Dec. 7

Holiday Party - It's time to sign up for the annual Holiday Party! Cost is $15 per person. Chairwoman Karen Frimel asks that members bring a dozen cookies or a small dessert to share. The society will furnish everything else.

Past years' calendars


Meeting Minutes






10-20-2013 meeting minutes
9-15-2013 meeting minutes

7-21-2013 meeting minutes

5-19-2013 meeting minutes
4-21-2013 meeting minutes
3-17-2013 meeting minutes
2-17-2013 meeting minutes

10-21-2012 meeting minutes
7-22-2012 meeting minutes
5-20-2012 meeting minutes
4-15-2012 meeting minutes
3-18-2012 meeting minutes
2-19-2012 meeting minutes

7-19-2009 meeting minutes
4-19-2009 meeting minutes
2-15-2009 meeting minutes

10-12-2008 meeting minutes
7-27-2008 meeting minutes
3-9-2008 meeting minutes

9-16-2007 meeting minutes
7-22-2007 meeting minutes
4-15-2007 meeting minutes

7-23-2006 meeting minutes
4-23-2006 meeting minutes
2-19-2006 meeting minutes

9-18-2005 meeting minutes



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