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!
2014 Great American Gardeners Awards
2014 Great American Gardeners Awards Recipients
New Edition of AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques
First released in 2008, a paperback edition of this popular reference is now available.
AHS Celebrates 40 Years at River Farm
Sep 10 to Oct 266th Annual AHS Online Auction
No matter where you are you can be part of the online auction that supports AHS. Discover the "one-of-a-kind-horticultural-experiences" our Gala Committee has dreamed up to tempt you.
Sep 20 to Sep 21AHS Annual Gala
Our Annual Gala is a black-tie event on an early fall evening, in our gardens overlooking the Potomac. Sumptuous food and wine, accompanied by silent auctions for vacation trips, one-of-a-kind garden events, and distinctive garden tools and decor, combine for a memorable night that supports AHS.
Jul 09 to Jul 11National Children & Youth Garden Symposium
Join us in Austin, Texas next summer for three days of networking, learning, and garden explorations. Our local host will be the Wildflower Center.