The AHS offices and River Farm will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31.
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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.
Jun 02 to Jun 02Great American Gardeners and Book Awards Ceremony and Banquet at River Farm
You're invited to mingle with the winners of our Great American Gardeners and Book Awards. All are welcome to purchase tickets for the Ceremony and Banquet that make up a special evening in our summer gardens.
Jul 13 to Jul 162016 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium in Columbia, SC
NCYGS is the only national event of its kind where you can network with like-minded teachers, garden designers, community leaders, program coordinators, and others involved with connecting kids to the natural world. Watch the video...