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2016 Great American Gardeners Awards
Meet the 2016 Great American Gardeners
2016 Book Awards
Announcing the 2016 Book Award Recipients
River Farm Named a 2016 Top Wedding Vendor
Virginia Living magazine recognized River Farm as a Top Wedding Vendor for 2016
New AHS Floral Garden Mugs
Bring the garden indoors all year round when you sip tea, coffee, or hot chocolate from our set of limited-edition AHS Floral Garden Mugs.
Apr 02 to Sep 24Open Saturdays at our River Farm Garden Headquarters
Additional Saturday hours, open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from April through September. Year-round hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays.
Aug 19 to Aug 21In the Garden Weekend (AHS partner event)
Take a horticulturist's holiday to this scenic mountain property and participate in a weekend of wonderful activities.
Sep 01 to Sep 10AHS Travel Study - Architecture & Gardens of the Veneto, Dolomites & Venice
Over the course of this splendid adventure we will travel through historic cities and towns – including Asolo, Padua, Merano, Vicenza, and Venice – and be immersed in spectacular scenery such as the majestic Dolomites.We will...