Recognizing Excellence


Through its national awards programs, AHS celebrates outstanding achievements, encourages excellence, and inspires innovation in the art and science of horticulture.

Great American Gardeners Awards

Honoring horticultural champions.

In 2023, five awards will be presented to America’s most inspiring horticulturalists. Deadline for submissions has ended.

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Meet the recipients of the 2022 awards. 

AHS Book Awards​

Celebrating great gardening literature.

Read about the recipients of the 2022 book awards. 

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Environmental Awards

Honoring the most environmentally responsible horticultural exhibits.

Awards will be presented at several 2022 flower and garden shows.

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Growing Good Kids Book Awards

Recognizing outstanding children’s literature.

Awards were presented at our National Children & Youth Garden Symposium on July 8, 2021.

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