Join us for a virtual garden party Sunday, November 8!

This unique program will feature nationally (and internationally) known lifestyle experts and a surprise celebrity guest with a royal connection. Reserve your space now!

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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.

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Upcoming AHS Events

  • Yoga and Meditation at River Farm


    Each Wednesday, join Stacee Finkelstein of Stamaste for an hour and 15 minutes of yoga and meditation on the beautiful grounds of River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia. Let the stress of the day slip away while taking in views of the lovely gardens and the Potomac River! $30 registration fee payable on Eventbrite

  • Wildflower Watercolor Workshop


    SOLD OUT! Email education@ahsgardening.org to be placed on the waitlist. Join Katie Malandrino from Me and Mary Shop and learn how to paint a simple, yet elegant field of watercolor wildflowers. Painting leaves and simple flowers is a great way to get introduced to using watercolors and you will leave with an understanding and supplies to continue on with your new skills. AHS members $70; non-members $80

  • Garden Spa Workshop


    The benefits of gardening for your mental and physical health are indisputable. Join us for a workshop that goes just a bit further and shows you how to turn your garden bounty into small, well-deserved indulgences. Explore common garden herbs that refresh, relax, invigorate, and intoxicate! Learn how to process lavender for use in creating a bath fizz, a lavender pillow sachet, and lip balm, all suitable for gifting or a small dose of self-pampering! AHS members $60; non-members $70

  • Indigo Block Print Workshop


    Join local artist Gretchen Schermerhorn for a workshop on how to create repeated design prints on fabric using an all-natural indigo dye paste! Design and make your own relief block, or stamp then learn how to use a thickened indigo paste as an 'ink' to create beautiful prints on fabric. AHS members $70; non-members $80

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