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 Explores Options for Future For nearly a century, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) has served as one […]
When you picture someone who works professionally with plants, gardeners, plant breeders, and landscape designers probably come to mind. However, […]
Once a year, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) solicits nominations from the general public for the nation’s top individuals and […]
You’ve started your seeds indoors in your tiny DIY pots and prepped your soil with a hearty offering of compost. […]
Upcoming AHS Events
Sep 02 to Oct 21
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
Sep 26 to Sep 26
SOLD OUT! Email firstname.lastname@example.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
Oct 03 to Oct 03
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
Oct 04 to Oct 04
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