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 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
New Edition of AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques
First released in 2008, a paperback edition of this popular reference is now available.
Dec 01 to Dec 24Holiday Trees Display
Our Estate House at River Farm will be dressed for the holidays. Come inside and enjoy the holiday trees, and the seasonal decorations we've concocted from the gardens here. We are open to the public, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m until 5 p.m., unless there is a special event scheduled.
Dec 13 to Dec 13AHS Holiday Open House
Join us in our Estate House for refreshments and children's activities 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.