AHS News & Blog

There are lots of convenient ways to learn about the latest happenings at the American Horticultural Society and what gardeners across the nation are saying about us!

AHS’ flagship publication, The American Gardener, is stacked with AHS’ program activities and partner events around the country and is published six-times per year. Available both in printed and digital formats, the magazine is one of the many benefits of being an AHS member. Are you a member? Join here.

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Celebrating Black History Month in Horticulture

Throughout the centuries, Black Americans have elevated the field of horticulture, making discoveries and revolutionizing gardening practices. This Black History […]

Participate in National Seed Swap Day

Celebrated annually around the end of January, National Seed Swap Day is a great opportunity for gardeners to explore new […]

Celebrate Peace this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This year, we celebrate the rich legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 15. His activism and philosophy […]

The Joys and Benefits of Indoor Gardening

As we begin preparing for cooler months, we often shift our focus from outdoor gardens to indoor plants. Indoor gardening […]

USDA Releases Updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released its new Plant Hardiness Zone Map, a national standard by which gardeners can […]

Participate in the AHS Annual Fund Donor Match Challenge

‘Tis the giving season with the American Horticultural Society! This year, we are bringing back our annual Donor Match Challenge […]

Read the November/December issue of The American Gardener

The November/December edition of The American Gardener magazine is available for members!  This issue has several exciting features to keep […]

Apply for a Job with the AHS

The American Horticultural Society is hiring for the position of Assistant Manager, Development and Travel onsite at our beautiful River […]

Call for Sessions for NCYGS 2024

Call for Sessions for the National Children & Youth Garden Symposium (NCYGS) is Now Open! The American Horticultural Society, in […]

New AHS Board Members!

We are grateful to announce three new members of the American Horticultural Society Board of Directors! Doug Barker, Dr. Larry Deaven, and Philip […]