Earth Sky Time

In the garden and beyond

Finding fancy hostas

Leave a comment

dancing queen

‘Dancing Queen’


Visit your local nurseries. Hostas are very popular and you can expect to find a good selection, including some fancy varieties.

Nothing beats being able to see and touch them. Talk to the staff and ask for their recommendations.

If you’re a “hosta junkie” and enjoy collecting unusual specimens, you already know that they can be very expensive. Join the American Hosta Society and connect with other hosta lovers to get their opinions on cultivars you’re interested in. 

Finally, I recommend these specialty mail order nurseries for their exceptional selection, expertise and friendly service: Wayside Gardens, Glenbrook Farm, Klem’s Song Sparrow Nursery and Naylor Creek.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s