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River Farm and the AHS offices will close on Friday, December 16 at 12 p.m. We will be open the week of December 19 until Friday, December 23 at 2 p.m. when we will close until January 3 at 9 a.m.

The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is one of the oldest national gardening organizations in the country.

Since 1922, we have been a trusted source of high quality gardening and horticultural information.

Today, our mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture. Please join us in making America a nation of gardeners, a land of gardens.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 01 to Dec 23
    Indoor Holiday Display at River Farm

    We welcome you to our Estate House at River Farm, which will be dressed for the holidays with seasonal decorations.

  • Dec 10 to Dec 10
    Holiday Open House at River Farm

    Our annual Holiday Open House where we can greet our neighbors and visitors, and share refreshments while they enjoy the distinctive decorations created by our talented staff and other artists. Please join us anytime between 10 a.m....

  • May 12 to May 12
    National Public Gardens Day

    Check the American Public Gardens Association's website to see if there are events at local botanic gardens, arboreta, zoos, or historic gardens near you.

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