A grassroots organization dedicated to protecting, enhancing and promoting the significant plant collections and natural areas of the Horticultural Research Center in South Burlington, Vermont for education, research, and public enrichment. 


We hold events throughout the year to help budding & master gardener alike.  Register today!

We help maintain a robust number of native and rare varieties at the Hort Farm.  Learn more!

Members are the roots of our organization and help keep the Hort Farm thriving.  Join us!


Friends of the Hort Farm is composed of interested citizens, local garden club members, professional horticulturists, and landscape architects and works in partnership with the University of Vermont to develop both short-term and long-term plans to provide for the stewardship of this wonderful and important resource. The Friends also sponsors public programs engages in fundraising, and preserves collections.