The 2020 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is Going Virtual!

The 2020 NCYGS, a professional development event for adults working with children in garden settings, will include both live sessions (July 8-10) and prerecorded sessions for on-demand viewing.

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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

  • Great American Gardeners & Book Awards Virtual Celebration


    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.

  • National Children & Youth Garden Symposium


    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.

  • AHS’s 27th Annual Gala


    Our fall fundraiser benefiting the stewardship of River Farm and the American Horticultural Society’s educational programs is being re-envisioned as […]

  • Gardens, Wine, & Wilderness: A Tour of New Zealand


    Join us in exploring some of the most spectacular places on Earth, from soaring peaks to lush rainforests, gorgeous vineyards & carefully cultivated gardens.

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