Hotel guest rooms at
the Holiday Inn are getting hard to come by. If you need nearby lodging,
here's a list of the closest hotels:
First Look 17 will be bigger and better than ever! On Friday this year we will have the first-ever Regional Hosta Show as part of the meeting! We have an article HERE about preparing leaves for the show. That evening will feature a talk from Mark Zilis, world renowned author of the Hostapedia and other books and hosta tissue culture star!
Saturday will feature our usual line-up of fun and interesting activities, with the world's top Seedling and Sport Competition where exciting new hostas vie for awards, fun contests with prizes, interesting educational classes, our famous Hosta Lotta-Ree!, an auction and more. Our Keynote Speaker will be the hottest speaker in the hosta world - we're really excited to have none other than Jeff Miller from the amazing Land of the Giants Hosta Farm!
Sunday will feature tours of Cochato Nursery with it's spectacular display gardens, the hosta-packed National Convention Tour Gardens of Paula Lehtola and Mary Arnberg, along with the gardens of Linda McNeilly and Robin Murray.
If you have questions, contact us HERE.