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. Please join us in making America a nation of gardeners, a land of gardens.
The American Horticultural Society (AHS) has been making some much needed infrastructure improvements at its River Farm headquarters over the […]
We're hiring! We're on the lookout for both a full-time groundskeeper and a part-time development assistant at our River Farm headquarters in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.
Thanks to the generosity of donors, the national nonprofit American Horticultural Society’s (AHS) River Farm headquarters in Alexandria now has […]
In line with its focus on sustainable gardening, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) is employing Earth-friendly gardening practices at its […]
Upcoming AHS Events
Feb 24 to Feb 28
Members of the AHS President's Council will visit Santa Barbara, California for exclusive tours of gardens and prominent sites of botanical and historical significance.
Mar 07 to Mar 07
While it's a bit premature to start digging, it's never too early for a garden art project! Get ready for spring planting by making a set of ceramic garden markers with Heather Lezla of Persimmon Street Ceramics. AHS members $80; non-members $90
Mar 17 to Mar 29
Travel Study: The Enchanting Gardens and Allure of Morocco with Extension: Taroudant’s Gardens of Paradise
A journey through Morocco's finest gardens with AHS Host Terry Hayes and Tour Leader Antonia Lloyd Owen of SpecialTours.
Mar 28 to Mar 28
Join our River Farm horticulturist in a discussion about different types of pollinators, characteristics of a pollinator habitat, sustainable gardening practices that invite pollinators, and selecting native pollinator-friendly plants. AHS members $60; non-members $70