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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!

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  • Apr 10 to Apr 12
    Colonial 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 11
    AHS 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.

  • Jun 04 to Jun 05
    Great American Gardener Awards Ceremony and Banquet

    Meet the 2015 recipients of the American Horticultural Society's Great American Gardener Awards as well as the AHS Book Awards during this special event at River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia.

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