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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
Apr 26 to May 03Historic Garden Week
The American Horticultural Society's River Farm headquarters will be among more than 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes, and historic landmarks that will welcome thousands of visitors during "America's Largest Open House." This 8-day, statewide event provides a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,000 fabulous flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members.
Apr 29Potpourri at River Farm
Designed for children 2-10 years old, this one-hour session from 10 am to 11 am will explore what potpourri is and how different cultures have used it. We'll make two kinds of potpourri, using historical and modern methods for kids to take home. Adults must accompany children. $10 per child, per session (a discount price of $8 is offered for members of the American Horticultural Society). A 50 percent deposit is required to hold the child's place, due at least 48 hours in advance of the program. Each workshop is limited to 20 children, and will take place rain or shine under the white tent behind the Estate House at River Farm, 7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, VA 22308. To register, please call Jane Underwood at (703) 768-5700 ext. 133 or email email@example.com.
May 02 to May 04Orchard in Bloom Garden Show
Holliday Park, Indianapolis, Indiana
AHS members showing a current membership card receive free admission.