Northern Illinois Hosta Society is determined to be an informative and comprehensive organization and site for your hosta and companion plant needs. Become a member of NIHS and be a part of a great group of people that love hostas and companion plants and Gardening! You will reap the benefits of shared gardening expertise from our members and you will form new friendships with a geat group of people.
What We Offer...
An Informative website with a variety of information to support your gardening needs
Guest Speakers at all four Symposiums
Hosta Plant Sale in the Spring
Quarterly Newsletters -Recognized as Award winning newsletters through AHS
Exchange of Gardening Ideas
Bus Trip and Garden Walks in the summer
An Annual Hosta Auction
Chicago Botanic Garden - NIHS Hosta Leaf Show Exhibits
Gathering of friends who Love Hosta, Gardening
NIHS Facebook Group
Professionally made Name tags in plastic sleeves to wear at all NIHS functions/events
Your Membership Rewards...
Four acclaimed informational NIHS Newsletters sent directly to you via email
Special opportunities for ordering hosta plants in the spring at our Sponsor Plant Sale
Annual Bus Trip - Check our website or calendar for posting
Email memos sent out with special news, announcements, or reminders to our members
An official Hosta Leaf Show to exhibit your own leaf(ves) at the Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe, IL
Our annual NIHS Auction (hosta and companion plants) in August
A Club Pot Luck Gathering and annual Meeting in September
An informative Northern Illinois Hosta Society web site for our members
An NIHS Facebook site for followers
Summer garden walks of NIHS member gardens
Fall Symposium with guest speaker
Spring Symposium with guest speaker
Summer Symposium with guest speaker
Winter Symposium with guest speaker
The BEST hosta fellowship NIHS has to offer!!
Individual or Family - $25 You may also purchase of Gift Membership for a friend or family member and give as a gift. $25.00
The two year membership runs January 1 through December 31 of a two year fiscal period regardless of what time of year you join. There is no pro-rating from the date of payment or the number of months left in the two year period. To join, renew or purchase a gift membership in NIHS, you have a PAYMENT choice in how you pay your dues. Click your choice below.