The 2020 National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) has gone virtual!

All sessions from the 2020 NCYGS, a professional development event for adults working with children in garden settings, are available now for on-demand viewing. Register today to access all content!

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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

  • Botanical Illustration Workshop - SOLD OUT


    Email education@ahsgardening.org to be placed on the waitlist. Join artist and Huntley Meadows Park naturalist Margaret Wohler to learn how drawing can be a tool to learn about the natural world with a focus on local plants. AHS members $50; non-members $60

  • Giving Day


    The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is celebrating our second annual Giving Day on August 15, 2020, with a goal of raising $10,000 to inspire more gardeners to protect our green planet by providing habitat for bees and other precious pollinators.

  • Plant-Based Skincare Workshop


    What an experienced chef does turning simple, high-quality ingredients into culinary delights, Elodie Cally does in her skin care workshops. Armed with a degree in cosmetic formulation and a passion to teach others, Elodie of Elodie's Naturals is working to demystify clean beauty and create effective and eco-friendly products that harness the powers of all-natural, plant-based ingredients. AHS members $75; non-members $85

  • 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 […]

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