AHS at River Farm Events Calendar


The American Horticultural Society holds several flagship events, as well as ongoing educational programming for the general public, at our River Farm headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. Check out our calendar below for information.

Learn about other regional horticultural happenings around the country.

Ceramic Garden Marker Workshop

While it's a bit premature to start digging, it's never too early for a garden art project! Get ready for spring planting by making a set of ceramic garden markers with Heather Lezla of Persimmon Street Ceramics. AHS members $80; non-members $90

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Gardening for Pollinators Workshop

Join our River Farm horticulturist in a discussion about different types of pollinators, characteristics of a pollinator habitat, sustainable gardening practices that invite pollinators, and selecting native pollinator-friendly plants. AHS members $60; non-members $70

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AHS Spring Garden Market

The American Horticultural Society's annual plant sale and garden product marketplace at River Farm in Alexandria, Virginia. AHS members: free; non-members: $10 per car

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Introduction to Beekeeping Workshop

Join us for an introductory workshop on bees and beekeeping presented by the Northern Virginia Beekeepers Association. Ages 10-adult, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. AHS members $60; non-members $70

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Botanical Illustration Workshop

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

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