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Join a Horticulture community that reflects your personal area of professional interest(s). You can join as many Communities as you’d like.

Specialties and Communities provide automatically updated Professional Development Events and Library Resources in monthly Newsletters and on your Member Dashboard. Login using this link or from the Home Page before proceeding to the Member Dashboards or Community Forums.

Horticulture, Greenhouses, & Facilities Community

Horticulture, Greenhouses and Facilities

The Horticulture, Greenhouses, and Facilities Community members and professionals engaged in the maintenance of plants, greenhouses, and other buildings at their facilities in order to share ideas and information to solve problems, improve operations and develop best practices.

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Historic Landscapes Community

Historic Landscapes

The Historic Landscapes Community seeks to promote the importance and understanding of historic landscapes to the public garden community, and encourage agreement that all public gardens are tied to history – whether now or in the future.

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International Gardens

Design & Planning

The Design and Planning Community provides a resource for planning and design professionals working in and with public gardens.

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Mentor Program

International Gardens

The membership of American Public Gardens Association is becoming increasingly international, with an international Gardens winning the Garden Excellence Award in 2022.

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Professional development features

Learn more about these professional development features with these short video webinars:

“How to Use the Find Your Specialty Pages”

“How to Post in the Community Forums”