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House of Lords Horticultural Sector Committee

FEBRUARY 2024 UPDATE: On the 12th February The UK Government responded to the House of Lords Horticultural Committee’s report ‘ Sowing the seeds: A blooming English horticultural sector’ (6th November 2023) and published at the following link: Horticultural Sector...

Bright SCIdea Challenge 2025

The Society of Chemical Industry holds The Bright SCIdea Challenge, which provides support for students at university in the UK and internationally, to develop an innovative science-based idea into a business plan and to compete for a prize worth £5,000. Entrants...

Government unveils major package of farming and food sector support at Farm to Fork Summit

The UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak recently announced a package of measures to support farmers and grow the UK’s farming and food sector. This includes: •            Further support for farmers and growers affected...

Get Them Growing!

National Children's Gardening Week 2024 runs from 25 May to 2 June, an event which is now widely supported by the UK garden industry. Read the full Garden News article here, which features the CIH's Grow Careers North event taking place at Harewood House in Leeds on...

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day 18th May 2024

The Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) is delighted to be supporting ‘World Therapeutic Horticulture Day’ taking place for the second year on 18th May. The day is dedicated to highlighting the numerous therapeutic benefits of horticulture and gardening, such as...

Jonathan Zerr becomes the 2024 Young Horticulturist of the Year!

Thursday, 9th May took us to Hestercombe House and Gardens, Taunton, Somerset for the 2024 Young Horticulturist of the Year Grand Final. Hestercombe was an amazing venue, and we were lucky to be bathed in sunshine all day. The knowledge across this year’s finalists...

Yorkshire Arboretum Launches Virtual Reality Experience

The Tree Health Centre at the Yorkshire Arboretum launches virtual reality (VR) experience, educating future generations on tree health threats. As part of celebrations to mark National Plant Health Week, Askham Bryan College and the Tree Health Centre at the...
House of Lords Horticultural Sector Committee

House of Lords Horticultural Sector Committee

FEBRUARY 2024 UPDATE: On the 12th February The UK Government responded to the House of Lords Horticultural Committee’s report ‘ Sowing the seeds: A blooming English horticultural sector’ (6th November 2023) and published at the following link: Horticultural Sector...

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Get Them Growing!

Get Them Growing!

National Children's Gardening Week 2024 runs from 25 May to 2 June, an event which is now widely supported by the UK garden industry. Read the full Garden News article here, which features the CIH's Grow Careers North event taking place at Harewood House in Leeds on...

read more
World Therapeutic Horticulture Day 18th May 2024

World Therapeutic Horticulture Day 18th May 2024

The Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) is delighted to be supporting ‘World Therapeutic Horticulture Day’ taking place for the second year on 18th May. The day is dedicated to highlighting the numerous therapeutic benefits of horticulture and gardening, such as...

read more

Upcoming Events

West Midlands & South Wales Branch Visit - Gloucester Royal Hospital NHS Gardens & Highnam Court Gardens
7 July 2024

West Midlands & South Wales Branch Visit - Gloucester Royal Hospital NHS Gardens & Highnam Court Gardens

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital NHS Gardens - in the morning The Gloucestershire Royal Hospital provides...

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Northern Branch Visit - Wynyard Hall
9 July 2024

Northern Branch Visit - Wynyard Hall

On 9th July, the Northern Branch will be visiting Wynyard Hall, Stockton-on-Teesm Billingham for...

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