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.
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.
Feb 13 to Feb 16Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird Watchers of all ages count birds to create create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time. Last year participants in 135 countries counted nearly 4,300 species of birds on more than 144,000 checklists!
Apr 10 to Apr 12Colonial Williamsburg Garden Symposium
The 69th Annual Garden Symposium is Layers of the Living Landscape. Co-sponsored by the American Horticultural Society, Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy, authors of The Living Landscape share their expertise on using plants to create and maintain a layered landscape. AHS members receive discounted registration.
Apr 10 to Apr 11AHS Spring Garden Market
Our annual Spring Garden Market to mark the start of the gardening season will be on Friday and Saturday this year. Members Only Morning on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., then the market will be open to the public from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday the Market is open to the public from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dozens of regional vendors will be selling a variety of plants and seeds, along with garden-related accessories, books, and horticulture-themed art.