Bill Meyers - ARS President:
On behalf of the thousands of rhododendron enthusiasts worldwide "welcome to our web
site." Here you will find valuable resources which enable you to learn more about
the selection and care of rhododendrons. We hope this will encourage you to explore all that the genus Rhododendron
(which includes azaleas) has to offer, and you will include these wonderful plants in your garden.
look" at what we do in the Society...
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2022 Silver Medal and
Pioneer Achievement Awardees
The ARS takes great pleasure in presenting its 2022 Silver Medal honors to Mike Bones of the Siuslaw Chapter, Henning Christensen of the
Danish Chapter, Douglas Justice of the Vancouver Chapter and Chris Southwick of the Nanaimo Chapter.
2022 Pioneer Achievement honorees are Peter Cox of the Scottish Chapter and Donald L Craig, deceased.
View the honors citations.
Informative articles about:
- rhododendron & azalea culture,
- private & public gardens,
- plant portraits,
- companion plants,
- plant hunting exploration,
- rhododendron research,
- and much more.
Visit archive of previously published issues.
Support the Van Veen Heritage Garden
In addition to creating a beautiful garden for visitors, the garden aims to provide a space for educational and learning experiences,
especially for students at schools and colleges, using the Van Veen family heritage of three generations of rhododendron plant
Learn more about the
Van Veen Heritage Garden,
a 501c3 non-profit organization.