Contribution Awards

Auction Awards

Outstanding Auction Contributor -
National Convention Auction

Van Wade

Outstanding On-Auction Contributor - National Convention Auction

Jeff Miller of Land of the Giants Hosta Farm
Jeff White

Top Choice Donation - On-Line Auction

Carol Brashear and Bill Meyer
H. 'Bob Axmear'


Top Choice Donation - National Convention Auction

Jeff White
H. 'Instant Karma'


Donations of Distinction - On-Line Auction

Bob Kuk
Bob Kuk Breeder


Rick Goodenough
H. 'Brant Rock Jetty'


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

Miami Hosta Society Newsletter Hosta News Scapes (July 2010)
Editors: Bob Iiames Jr. & Karen Strider-Iiames

AHS Best Local Society Newsletter Article and Author Award

"Hellebores: Prelude to Spring" - Miami Valley Hosta Society (Apr 2010)
Ann Randall

AHS Best New Journal Author Award

Jim Hartman
for several articles including an article on registering hostas, a Q & A, and a book review.

Photography Contest Awards

1. Best Hosta Single Leaf (taken in a hosta show)
H. 'All That Jazz' by Duane Hurlbert

2. Best Hosta Close-Up Showing Six or Fewer Leaves
(in a garden setting)

H. 'Love Pat' by Jay McWherter

3. Best Picture of an Entire Mature Hosta Clump
sport of H. 'Golden Scepter' by Debbie Hurlbert

4. Best Landscape Picture Showing Multiple Hosta Clumps
(3 or more clumps of the same or different cultivars)

H. 'Sagae' and Friends by Debbie Hurlbert

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

"Bob Olson's Garden" by Debbie Hurlbert

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

"Hmmm, That Many People in My Garden?" by Debbie Hurlbert


Service Awards
2011 President’s Awards

Awarded annually by the AHS President
for service to The American Hosta Society.

Carol Brashear

Don Dean

Steve Greene

Bill Meyer

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