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, six awards were presented to America’s most inspiring horticulturalists.   

We are now accepting nominations for the 2024 Great American Gardeners Awards!


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AHS Book Awards​

Celebrating great gardening literature.

Read about the recipients of the 2023 book awards. 

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Environmental Awards

Honoring the most environmentally responsible horticultural exhibits.

Awards will be presented at several 2023 flower and garden shows.

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Growing Good Kids Book Awards

Recognizing outstanding children’s literature.

Awards are presented annually at our National Children & Youth Garden Symposium.

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