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River Farm and the offices of the American Horticultural Society will be closed for Christmas on Monday, December 25 and for New Year's Day on Monday, January 1.

Fire and hurricane damage updates on our Reciprocal Admissions Program gardens -- how you can help by volunteering or donating.

Yes, we have a NEW WEB ADDRESS -- ahsgardening.org

To reach a specific staff person, place the first initial then last name (leaving no spaces) in front of this new address. And don't forget to update your address book and any links or bookmarks you have for our site.

The American Horticultural Society (AHS) is one of the oldest national gardening organizations in the country.

Since 1922, we have been a trusted source of high quality gardening and horticultural information.

Today, our mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture. Please join us in making America a nation of gardeners, a land of gardens.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec 07 to Dec 22
    Indoor Holiday Display at River Farm

    Come enjoy the seasonal decor of our Estate House. The displays are created anew each year by our horticultural team and volunteers.

  • Jan 06 to Jan 28
    A Tour of New Zealand: Gardens, Wine & Wilderness. AHS Travel Study Program.

    This tour is sold out. To join the Wait List please contact Laura Popovich, Development Coordinator, at lpopovich@ahsgardening.org or (703) 768-5700. Featuring stops on both the North and South Islands, our tour has been expertly...

  • Apr 13 to Apr 14
    Spring Garden Market

    The annual AHS plant sale and garden product marketplace at River Farm: featuring vendors from across the Mid-Atlantic region, selling a wide variety of plants and seeds, along with garden decor, accessories, books, and botanically...

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