Contribution Awards

Auction Awards

Outstanding Auction Contributor
Walters Gardens, Inc.

Top Choice Donation
Rick Goodenough
H. ‘Nantucket’

Donations of Distinction
Olga Petryszyn
H. ‘Great Plains’

Mildred Seaver
H. ‘Reflected Glory’

Bob Solberg/Green Hill Farm
H. ‘Big Boy’ streaked

Please visit the Auction section of our website for more information on auction awards, as well as lists of auction donors and donations.

Activity Awards

AHS Best Local Society Newsletter and Editor Award
Tri State Hosta Society (Fall 2008)
Editors: Roberta Chopco & Amy Cichocki
Delaware Valley Hosta Society Newsletter (Summer 2008)
Editor: David Teager

AHS Best Local Society Newsletter Article and Author Award
“It's Show Time”

Eva Jones
Joppa, MD

Photography Contest Awards

1. Best Hosta Single Leaf (taken in a hosta show)
H. 'Sea Prize' by Duane Hurlbert

2. Best Hosta Close-Up Showing Six or Fewer Leaves
(in a garden setting)
H. 'June' by Jay McWherter

3. Best Picture of an Entire Mature Hosta Clump
sport of H. 'Delta Dawn' by Duane Hurlbert

4. Best Landscape Picture Showing Multiple Hosta Clumps
(3 or more clumps of the same or different cultivars)
“Walkway” by Jay McWherter

5. Best Landscape Picture Involving Hostas and
Companion Plants and/or
Non-Plant Garden Accessories (statues, artwork, etc.)

“Wagon Wheel and Shade Plants” by Jay McWherter

6. Best Picture of Two or More Identified People in a
Tour Garden at an AHS Convention

Gardeners on Tour (in Pat Payton's and Jean Hudson's garden) by Duane Hurlbert


2009 President’s Awards
Awarded annually by the AHS President
for service to The American Hosta Society.

Mike Chambers
Memphis, TN

Sarah DaPra
Spring Arbor, MI

Cynthia Wilhoite
Indianapolis, IN

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