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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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  • Jul 02 to Sep 28
    “Forays Into Nature” Art Show, River Farm

    One hundred original oil paintings by Patricia Miller Uchello, on themes of the natural world, including landscapes and still lifes. All art on display is for sale, with a percentage of proceeds donated to River Farm. Show runs from...

  • Sep 03 to Sep 03
    Shop Whole Foods Old Town on Thursday, Sept. 3 and AHS Gets 5%

    Mark your calendars and your grocery lists, for a good cause. You can help the AHS by stocking up for Labor Day weekend at Whole Foods Old Town in Alexandria, VA. On Thursday, September 3, Whole Foods Old Town will generously donate...

  • Sep 19 to Sep 19
    AHS Gala: Reflections of River Farm, A Step Back in Time

    This evening of fine dining and ragtime music will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. in the gardens of our River Farm headquarters on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Honored Guest will be Gerald W. "Gerry" Hyland, retiring Supervisor,...

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