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Join Our Membership Month Challenge

May is Membership Month at the American Horticultural Society (AHS), and all month long we’re recognizing friends like you for […]

Five Tips for Buying Great Gardening Gloves

For many years, I preferred doing gardening tasks barehanded. Not only did I enjoy the feeling of getting my “hands in […]

AHS Update on Public Visitation Hours at River Farm Headquarters

As a safety measure based on recent COVID-19 developments, the American Horticultural Society’s River Farm will be closed to the […]

11 Sustainable Gardening Hacks for Your Home Garden

If you’re part of the new wave of home or apartment dwellers looking for resources on starting an edible garden, […]

New AHS Member Benefit: 30% Discount off Gardening Books

Thanks to Princeton University Press, we’re able to offer members of the American Horticultural Society (AHS) a new benefit that’s […]

Renowned Horticulturist Holly Shimizu Shares Why You Should Join AHS

Whether you remember her as a host of “The Victory Garden” show on PBS, as the first curator of the […]

Spring2ACTion Today Through April 15 for AHS’s River Farm

Friday, April 3 kicks off Early Giving for ACT of Alexandria’s annual Spring2ACTion online giving day for non-profits.  The American […]

AHS Environmental Award Winners Named at Several Flower Shows

The American Horticultural Society’s (AHS) associate director for horticulture Dan Scott and AHS board member Amy Bolton attended The Philadelphia […]

New Resources: Home Composting & Container Gardening Tips

If you’re looking for information on how to enrich your soil using household food scraps and yard waste, or tips […]

Explore Lush Gardens Across the Country Via RAP Garden Virtual Tours

Want to tour a botanic garden or arboretum in your neck of the woods or across the country without setting […]