River Farm’s Garden Shop features an array of crafts from local artisans. Lovingly staffed by volunteers, the shop also sells garden tools, gardening supplies for kids, and one of the best selections of gardening books in the D.C. area. Free parking. Shipping only available for mugs.

AHS members and members of our Reciprocal Admissions Program gardens receive a 10% discount.

Directions to the Garden Shop at River Farm.

Open Dates/Hours: Open Wednesdays from 11 am to 2 pm from mid-March through December, most Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm from April through October, and during special events. 

Popular Items in Our Garden Shop

Exclusive AHS Four Seasons Floral Garden Mugs. Reduced Price at the Garden Shop. Online Ordering Includes Shipping.

Our 8-oz. bone china mugs have seasonal flowers & AHS logo on the underside. Garden Shop prices: $33 a pair, $60 for the set.

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Wooden Bowls and Serving Spoons

A local woodworker creates unique tabletop pieces from trees that once grew at River Farm. $20-$65.


Nature-Inspired Décor & Ornaments

A range of decorative birdhouses and nature-themed ornaments by local artist Margaretta Danshaw.




Hand-Drawn Natural Wonder Illustrations

Made in the USA: flour sack tea towels, notepads and decorative pencil terrariums from Michigan-based June & December.



Hand-Made Stoneware Ceramics

Functional and decorative pottery made by Manassas, Virginia-based potter Jane Cullum.




Unique Metal Art

Handcrafted by Haitians, Beyond Borders’ pieces are made with recycled/upcycled materials.




Handcrafted Bamboo & Stainless Steel Necklaces

Made by designer Melissa Lew, these 24″ chains feature various floral designs and colors.