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!
AHS Member 30% Discount on The Gardener’s Garden Book
The Gardener's Garden is a compendium of more than 250 significant gardens around the world. Visit sumptuous public gardens, such as Morocco's Jardin Majorelle, in addition to rarely seen private gardens, in this armchair tour.
New River Farm Ornament for Sale
To celebrate your gardening spirit during the holidays, a memento displaying the Estate House at our River Farm headquarters.
AHS to Receive Special Award from America in Bloom
The AHS will accept a Spirit Award in October.
2014 Great American Gardeners Awards
2014 Great American Gardeners Awards Recipients
Dec 01 to Dec 24Holiday Trees Display
Escape the crowds and enjoy room after room of holiday decorations at River Farm. Our Estate House is dressed for the season with five different trees (some with ornaments on loan from private collections, others with our handmade decorations) along with seasonal garlands and decorations we've concocted from the garden. We're open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m until 5 p.m., unless there is a special event scheduled. We're a drop-off center for Toys For Tots; accepting new, unwrapped gifts. Do your holiday shopping in the peace of our Garden Shop, Tuesday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where AHS members have a discount.
Dec 13 to Dec 13AHS Holiday Open House
Join us in our Estate House for refreshments on the second Saturday of December. We'll open the doors from 10-3 to welcome our members and neighbors. Enjoy the botanical holiday decorations in the Estate House, and find garden-related books and tools (for kids and adults) in our Garden Shop, along with handcrafted-in-the-USA gifts.
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 co-hosts will be the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Junior Master Gardeners.