Hostapalooza next week
You can find out all about hostas and other shade plants and buy them and other garden items May 24 at Hostapalooza at the Extension Center, 21st and Ridge Road.
The Wichita Hosta Society is putting on the third annual garden party, which will feature a talk on hardy ferns by Wichita grower Duane Petersen at 9 a.m., one by “Hosta Guy” Rob Mortko of Olathe at 10 a.m. and one by Lee Coates of Highlandville, Mo., on Japanese maples at 11 a.m.
Hypertufa pots on stands, garden bells, fairy gardens and outdoor furniture will be among the items for sale. Among the plants: caladiums, Japanese maples and dwarf conifers.
Hours will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and admission is free.
DIY gift: sewing kit
Make a simple sewing kit in 10 minutes with a Mason jar for kids going off to college or a first job.
In bloom at Botanica