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AHS moving in exciting new direction

  October 20, 2020 Dear AHS Community, Last month, the board of the American Horticultural Society shared with you that […]

AHS Public Statement

American Horticultural Society Explores Options for Future For nearly a century, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) has served as one […]

Full STEAM Ahead: Introducing Youth to Careers in Horticulture

When you picture someone who works professionally with plants, gardeners, plant breeders, and landscape designers probably come to mind. However, […]

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Great American Gardener Awards

Once a year, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) solicits nominations from the general public for the nation’s top individuals and […]

Keeping organized with DIY garden markers

You’ve started your seeds indoors in your tiny DIY pots and prepped your soil with a hearty offering of compost. […]

Statement from the American Horticultural Society

    The tragic death of George Floyd, and the heartbreaking stories of so many other Black Americans who have […]

Remembering J. Landon Reeve, IV

It’s with great sadness we share news of the death of John Landon Reeve, IV, a longtime American Horticultural Society (AHS) […]

River Farm Grounds Reopening To the Public on 6/8/20

The grounds of the American Horticultural Society’s River Farm headquarters in Alexandria will reopen to the public on Monday, June […]

AHS Award Winner Catharine McCord Describes the Power of Horticultural Therapy

COVID-19, and its accompanying stay-at-home orders, self-quarantine measures, and breakdown in food supply chains, has given rise to a new […]

Great American Gardeners & Book Awards Ceremony Going Virtual

Every year it’s our privilege to host a wonderful celebration at our River Farm headquarters recognizing the Great American Gardeners […]