2023 Hosta College
March 17 & 18, 2023
Upper Valley Career Center
Once again live and in-person! Please visit this page often for upcoming information.
Hotel information-Book Early!
Friday, March 17, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 PM Admissions
6:00 – 9:00 PM Vending – Vending is open to the public on Friday Night
6:00 – 9:30 PM Park-a-Plant
6:00 – 8:00 PM Hosta College Bookstore
6:00 – 9:00 PM Hospitality
7:00 – 9:00 PM Auction of Rare and Unusual Hostas – Auction is open to the public
Saturday, March 18, 2023
You may not attend a class that is not on your schedule!
7:30 – 8:30 AM Admissions
7:30 – 8:30 AM The Bookstore & Vending Open
7:30 – 5:00 PM Park-a-Plant Open
8:40 – 9:40 AM Session 1
9:55 -10:55 AM Session 2
11:00 – 1:15 PM The Bookstore & Vending Open
11:10 -12:10 PM Session 3 or Lunch (As assigned) Park-a-Plant Open
12:25 – 1:25 PM Session 4 or Lunch (As assigned) Park-a-Plant Open
1:40 – 2:40 PM Session 5
The Bookstore closes at 3:00
2:55 – 3:55 PM Session 6
4:00 – 5:00 PM Vending Open
5:00 PM Park-A-Plant closes and all items must be picked up.
6:30 – 8:00 PM Banquet
REMINDER: The UVCC BUILDING CLOSES PROMPTLY AT 10:00 PM FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Remember ABSOLUTELY NO VIDEOTAPING
Check out this year’s classes being offered. Make your plans early and click here to Download Class List
Registration opens for GLR Hosta Society Members: February 4th.
Opening for Non‐Hosta Society Members: February 11th.
All Registration closes on February 26th at midnight.
Donations for Auction Needed!
If you are donating plants for the auction, take them out of dormancy. Bring them inside for the auction in March. After they start sending up leaves, put them near a warm, well-lit south window to continue growing. Thanks for participating in the auction!
Click here: Contact Patricia Thompson with your donations
2023 Gift Plants
One plant per registrant, your choice while supplies last.
View & Download Map of Building-print in landscape orientation
This year there will be a Silent Auction with great items up for grabs. Click here for donation information.
Come prepared to shop for your home and garden! Browse the displays for plants and beautiful gifts.
Many hostas, some rare and unusual, will be for auction as well as premium items. This is open to the public.
The banquet features keynote speaker Sandy Wilkins and choices for your meal. Spouses not attending Hosta College can join in.
Each year Hosta College offers each attendee a special hosta gift plant. See all the gift plants with complete descriptions here.
Upper Valley Career Center
8811 Career Drive
Piqua, OH 45356
FROM THE SOUTH
North on I-75 to exit 82 (U.S. 36). East (right) to Looney Road (first traffic light).
North (left) on Looney Road to UVCC.
FROM THE NORTH
South on I-75 to exit 83 (County Road 25-A). East (left) to Looney Road.
South (right) on Looney Road to UVCC.