Welcome to the American Horticultural Society

The American Horticultural Society educates Americans about and advocates Earth-friendly and sustainable gardening practices, as well as models them at our River Farm headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.

Join us for the AHS Gala’s Young Friends After Party!

Come dance under the stars at the AHS Gala After Party! Hosted by AHS Young Friends Co-Chairs, Cameron Hardesty and Pamela Wurst Vetrini, this joyous first-time event, celebrating the Fall equinox, will feature DC’s premier dance band, Keynote, signature cocktails, drinks, and delectable desserts. The After Party, set amongst the early autumn landscape at River Farm, will be held on Saturday, September 23, 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A limited number of Young Friends tickets are available for $100 each, so reserve your spot now at ahsgala2023.org, and get ready to dance!

Last Call to Nominate your Horticultural Hero!

Great American Gardeners Awards Nominations Due by Sept. 29!

Do you know someone in the gardening community who deserves recognition for horticultural excellence? Nominate your “horticultural champion”—an exemplary sustainable garden, a thought leader delivering groundbreaking research, or the driving force behind horticultural innovation. Deadline for nominations is September 29, 2023. Make your nomination today!

Explore the World’s Top Gardens

Escape to a world of natural beauty by visiting some of the most breathtaking gardens around the globe with the AHS Travel Study! 2024 destinations to the Caribbean, Portugal, France, and Scotland announced! Read more.   

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