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Hosta & Dessert Social

July 11, 2020

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Mingle with fellow hosta lovers while having dessert in the hosta garden! Browse through nearly 1,000 varieties on display and shop from hundreds of varieties for sale. See special offer below!

2020 Hosta & Dessert Social - Special Guest Bob Solberg - July 11, 2020

We are taking precautions to help with social distancing....

  • Bob is doing his talk twice with an audience limit.
  • Lunch will be outdoors in 2 large tents.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be provided.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged.


RSVPing is required to attend Bob's presentation and eat lunch! To limit the number of people in close quarters, Bob will be giving his presentation twice. Only 65 people will be allowed in each session.

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RSVPing is not required, if you are just planning to shop.


10:00am - Bob speaks - FULL

11:30am - 12:30pm - Lunch

2:00pm - Bob speaks


Red in Hostas: Where it came from, and where it's going

Plus, a look at some of Bob's newest creations...coming soon!

Bring your hosta questions...Bob has answers!!


It's Just Sauce will be serving a catered BBQ lunch (Flippin' Chicken Sandwiches and one side). You will be responsible for the cost of lunch (approximately $9). You must RSVP, if you plan to join us for lunch.

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If you are traveling to join us, there are several lodging options in Independence...just 7 miles from In The Country.

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New Hostas Available at Social

Elfin Princess ~ Bohemian Queen
The Mighty Quinn ~ Grand Opening ~ Gabriel's Horn
...and more!

2019 1st Place Photo Contest Winner

Photo Contest

Use your digital camera or cell phone to capture a prize winning photo in our garden during the Hosta & Dessert Social. Email your photos to me at by the end of the day Monday, July 13th. I will repost all the photos on our Facebook page, where our fans will vote on their favorites!

1st Prize
$50 Gift Certificate

2nd Prize
$25 Gift Certificate

3rd Prize
$25 Gift Certificate

Biggest Leaf Contest

Think you can grow them big? Bring along your biggest hosta leaf and find out how it measures up. We'll see who can grow big hostas and who grows GIANTS! The biggest leaf wins a special prize! Winner announced after Bob speaks in the afternoon. Must be present to win.

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