Volume 41 Online Fall 2010
       About the New Online Journal
       Notes From the Editors
       President's Message
       Letters from Readers
       Divisions
      COLUMNS
    This and That: 2010.....................................................................Warren Pollock
    Standout Hostas....................................................................................Josh Spece
    Holistic Hosta Gardening..............................................................Ron Livingston
    Hot Hostas...........................................................................................Rob Mortko
    Focused on Hostas................................................................................Ken Harris
 
      CULTURE
    Preparing for a Convention Tour in My Garden................................Don Dean
    Handling a Poorly Rooted Division......................................................Bill Meyer
    A Southern Blight Strategy..................................................................Bill Meyer
 
      AHS MAJOR AWARDS
    2010 Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Award
    2010 Eunice Fisher Distinguished Hybridizer Merit Award
    2010 Benedict Garden Performance Program...................W. George Schmid
    Other 2010 American Hosta Society Awards
      
      GREAT GARDENS
    The Traver Garden- A Treasure in those Wolcott Hills......Rick Goodenough
 
      GENERAL
    What's a Mini Hosta? Update, Critique & Where to Next?.....Warren Pollock
    Building a Permanent Raised Bed.......................................................Bill Meyer
    A Hosta of a Different Color......................................................Joanna Kovalcsik
 
     HISTORY    
    Reflections on the AHS Alex J. Summers Award......................Warren Pollock
    Reprint of 1982 Summers Award Speech...............................Alex J. Summers
 
       SCIENCE
    Report on the HVX Research Program...........................................Rob Mortko
 
       HYBRIDIZING
    Harold McDonell: A New Facet Revealed.............Don Dean and Marcia Sully
 
      NURSERIES
    What's New at Q and Z? - An Interview with Mark Zilis.............Marcia Sully
 
      AHS BEST NEWSLETTER ARTICLE
    Fall Slug Control..............................................................................Mary Bardens
 
      CENTERFOLD
   
 
 
      2010 REGIONAL MEETINGS
    Winter Scientific...................................................................................Dan Adams
    Hosta College................................................Carol Brashear and Roger Kinchen
    First Look 10..................................................................................Warren Pollock
    Midwest Regional..........................................................................Tom Micheletti
    Dixie Regional..........................................................................................Don Dean
 
      LOCAL SOCIETIES
    Our Next Convention Hosts.....................Carol Brashear with Barbara Jones
 
      FROM THE AHS BOARD
    Is Your Membership Current?...................................................Tom Micheletti
    Conventions, CONVENTIONS, Conventions..............................Doug Beilstein
    AHS Online Auction 2011 - Rally 'Round!...........................................Don Dean
    Call for Nominations for Summers and Fisher Awards.................Chuck Zdeb
    Where are the Guest Plants?
    AHS ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
      BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
      OUR ADVERTISERS

      BACK COVER

 

 

ABOUT THE COVER

One of the few registered streaked breeder's from Don Dean, 'Northland Queen' is a seedling from 'Color Fantasy' x 'Silver Frost', that has only been available through the AHS Online Auction held in January.

Photo by Don Dean

 

 

  EDITORIAL STAFF
         Carol Brashear
         Don Dean
         Ken Harris
         Bill Meyer
         Warren Pollock
         Josh Spece
         Marcia Sully
   NOMENCLATURE EDITOR
         W. George Schmid
  
   SCIENTIFIC EDITOR
         C. H. Falstad
 
   ADVERTISING MANAGER
          Richard Kimball

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In compliance with the Copyright Law of 1989, rights to non-contractual material remain with the author and are
assumed to be on loan to The Hosta Journal for one time use. Such material may be reprinted only by permission
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Ramsey, MN 55303
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