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Elsoms: A career on the grow…Life as a plant breeder

Elsoms: A career on the grow…Life as a plant breeder

Article provided by Elsoms Seeds.
Having a passion for plants is one thing but putting those green thumbs to professional use is a whole new world. The good news is horticultural careers are vast, varied and very rewarding and none more so than working as a Plant Breeder.

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You can now book online for our 2017 Conference!

Healthy Business, Healthy Food, Healthy Activities This year we are excited to announce that the conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dublin, Northwood! The theme is Healthy Horticulture and the importance of horticulture in everyday life. The conference...

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Young Horticulturist of the Year competition final 2017

This year the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition returns to its roots for the 27th annual competition final. The Grand Final is to be held on May 6th at the University Centre Shrewsbury. You can find full details in our events section. Shrewsbury was home to...

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Notes from our new President

It is my personal honour and pleasure to serve our Institute, and you its members, as President, and I look forward to working with you and other horticulture organisations over the next 24 months. I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge immediate...

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President’s Award winner 2016

Every year the President of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture chooses an individual who, in their opinion, epitomises the term horticulturist. Someone who has a true passion for the industry and everything it stands for and someone who has actively made a...

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2016 Norah Stucken Award winner

Every year the Award commemorates Norah Stucken, who was a long-standing publisher of the trade magazine, The Grower. The award can be given for anything that is making a positive impact on our horticultural industry as a whole it can be anything from an amenity or...

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2016 Conference & AGM

We would like to thank all of our delegates for their attendance on November 30th. The members, students, fellows, and hopefully soon to be members, made the day a great success. The event began with our Annual General Meeting which was a celebration of the year’s...

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The Institute becomes Chartered

The Institute of Horticulture made history for professional horticulturists when it became Chartered on 21 July 2014. It is now The Chartered Institute of Horticulture CIH. The formal celebrations began on 1 September 2014 when The Marchioness of Salisbury, Patron of...

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