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!
2015 Growing Good Kids Book Awards Announced
Two children's books recognized for focus on gardening and the natural world
Nominations Open for 2016 Great American Gardeners Awards
Make your nominations now for the 2016 Great American Gardeners Awards
AHS Joins Million Pollinator Challenge
AHS is part of the national effort to support pollinators with gardens.
2015 Great American Gardeners Awards
2015 Great American Gardeners Awards Recipients
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 July 2 through September 28, 2015.
Aug 14 to Aug 16The Omni Homestead Resort “In the Garden with the Experts” Weekend Symposium
Find your green thumb with AHS at the "In the Garden with the Experts" event at The Omni Homestead Resort in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. You’ll get a tour of the historic Homestead Gardens and learn time-honored gardening tips from top professionals. Plus, enjoy the natural beauty along the Cascades Gorge at this luxurious resort.
Sep 19 to Sep 19AHS 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, Mount Vernon District. Call now for more information, including sponsorship or to reserve tickets for tables of 10. In conjunction with the annual Gala dinner and silent auction, the AHS is proud to announce its 7th annual online auction, featuring an array of exclusive experiences and special offerings.