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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Make 2024 Your Year to Explore the World’s Top Gardens

Register for your 2024 AHS Travel Study destination now! The upcoming year promises jet-setting to some of the world’s most […]

Growing Good Kids Book Awards Announced!

The Junior Master Gardener Program and the American Horticultural Society honor engaging, inspiring works of plant, garden and ecology-themed children’s […]

Planting Veggies for Fall Harvest!

Mid to late summer is the perfect time to start thinking about your fall harvest! We’ve come up with some […]

50 Year Celebrations Continue with River Farm Anniversary Picnic on August 24

The American Horticultural Society will celebrate 50 golden years at its beloved River Farm headquarters with the River Farm Anniversary […]

International Monarch Monitoring Blitz Citizen Project!

The distinctive monarch butterfly, known for its orange wings interlaced with black lines and white dots border, is famous for […]

Do Your House Plants Need Summer Vacations?

When summer rolls around, everyone deserves a vacation, including your houseplants! After a winter indoors, many houseplants will benefit from […]

2024 Great American Gardeners Awards Nomination Open!

Nominations are now being accepted for the AHS’s 2024 Great American Gardeners Awards. This is your chance to help recognize […]

Cooking with Herbs

Summer is an excellent time to explore the culinary adventures your herb garden has to offer. Jim Long, of Long […]

Eco-Friendly Summer Watering Tips

As we begin July and feel its infamous warmth, we need to remember to keep ourselves and our gardens hydrated. […]

AHS’s Chair of the Board of Directors, Scott Plein Featured on Cover of The Mount Vernon Gazette

Scott Plein, the AHS Chair of the Board of Directors, is featured on the cover of this week’s issue of […]