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
The tragic death of George Floyd, and the heartbreaking stories of so many other Black Americans who have […]
It’s with great sadness we share news of the death of John Landon Reeve, IV, a longtime American Horticultural Society (AHS) […]
The grounds of the American Horticultural Society’s River Farm headquarters in Alexandria will reopen to the public on Monday, June […]
COVID-19, and its accompanying stay-at-home orders, self-quarantine measures, and breakdown in food supply chains, has given rise to a new […]
Upcoming AHS Events
Jun 15 to Jul 08
Our annual recognition of the best in American gardening and gardening literature will occur online this year. Between June 15 and July 8, the American Horticultural Society will be honoring the Great American Gardeners & Book Awards recipients from all around the country by way of video acceptance speeches that will be released on our website and social media.
Jul 08 to Jul 10
NCYGS 2020 will be a virtual symposium with both live, interactive sessions (July 8-10) and prerecorded sessions for on-demand viewing. Symposium registrants will be able to access the entire content package.
Nov 08 to Nov 08
Our fall fundraiser benefiting the stewardship of River Farm and the American Horticultural Society’s educational programs is being re-envisioned as […]
Jan 09 to Jan 31
Join us in exploring some of the most spectacular places on Earth, from soaring peaks to lush rainforests, gorgeous vineyards & carefully cultivated gardens.