Welcome All Aspiring, Novice, & Expert Gardeners!
The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is one of the most respected, longstanding 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 practice of horticulture. Our vision is a land of sustainable gardens, cultivated by a diverse population with a common passion for plants.
AHS News & Blog
American Horticultural Society Announces 2021 Great American Gardeners Award Winners ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 18, 2021) — The American Horticultural Society (AHS) […]
AHS members receive a 30% discount on a new publication, Rosa: The Story of the Rose, from Yale University Press. […]
(March 1, 2021) – The American Horticultural Society board of directors has voted to decline a proposal submitted by NOVA […]
Take our 10-question quiz then click on the link on your results page to learn how you can #growagreenerfuture with […]
Upcoming AHS Events
Jan 19 to Jun 04
The American Horticultural Society’s Virtual Art Show and Sale is now open! Browse a wide selection of garden and nature-themed art from our featured artists Nina Tisara, Nathan Leibowitz and Otari Shiuk. A portion of all sales benefits the American Horticultural Society’s national programs and mission.
Apr 05 to Oct 25
Join local yoga instructor Stacee Finkelstein for a weekly dose of calm and centering outside in the gardens at River Farm. The quiet serenity of nature provides a wonderful setting for yoga and meditation, especially during these times. Tickets available on Eventbrite for single, drop-ins or class packages.
Jul 07 to Jul 09
The National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is the only national event of its kind dedicated to providing training and networking opportunities for educators that are working with young people in school, community, and public gardens and other green spaces. NCYGS 2021 will take place virtually July 7-9.
Sep 03 to Sep 11
Enjoy the magnificent castles, palaces, and gardens of Southern Germany with AHS Host Holly Shimizu and Tour Leaders Harriet Landseer and Eleanor Walker of Specialtours