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AmericanHort Education

We are committed to helping you—and the entire industry—thrive.

You know plants. We know business.

Keeping your books in the green is crucial to your success, and AmericanHort has the tools to help you.

We believe best practices are key to survival and enable you to perform better on a daily basis. We are committed to finding the best practices throughout the industry and sharing them with you. Then we connect you with the additional information you need to drive your business forward and grow faster. Ultimately, both of these things help you prepare for the future, ensuring both your business and the industry will thrive for generations to come.

The more you know, the stronger you will grow.

Upcoming Workshops & Webinars

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Boxwood Breeding & Selection for Blight Resistance

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Boxwood (Buxus L. spp., Buxaceae) are popular woody landscape shrubs grown for their diverse forms and broad-leaved evergreen foliage, with an estimated $141 million economic impact in the U.S. alone. Boxwood plants grown in temperate zones worldwide are threatened by a blight disease caused by the ascomycete fungi Calonectria pseudonaviculata and C. henricotiae. While the Read More »

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Flexibility Makes Learning Convenient & Fun

Regularly scheduled programming does not always work in our industry. And that’s ok, because AmericanHort offers lots of opportunities to learn on your own time.

The AmericanHort Knowledge Center

This online database houses a wealth of information online to help you find answers to your questions. These are resources only available to AmericanHort members and can be found at

Connect Archives

Access past issues of the print version of Connect, the AmericanHort newsletter to learn more about our latest educational offerings and more.  Connect print and e-news versions are available to AmericanHort members.

Industry Insider Report

Whether provided by video or written communication, the AmericanHort Industry Insider Report is a tool designed to provide the important industry benchmarking information you need to maximize your business’s profitability.

Nursery Stock Standards

The AmericanHort Standard for Nursery Stock, Z-60.1 is to provide buyers and sellers of nursery stock with a common terminology in order to facilitate transactions involving nursery stock.

Coronavirus Resource Center

The AmericanHort Coronavirus Resource Center contains a wealth of information on the latest government resources, links to information from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) and other experts, tips on communication and business practices to help you and your business navigate this pandemic period.

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