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This year’s Young Horticulturist of the Year competition came to an exciting end on May 6th at University Centre Shrewsbury where the final 8 competitors fought for the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world with a £2,500 bursary. The bursary is provided in...read more
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...read more
The new website has been built specifically with our members in mind. We believe we have created a website that not only demonstrates the professionalism of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture but also represents our members.read more
This year we have a wide selection of contestants, from those already working in the industry to those still enjoying their horticultural studies. It is fantastic to see a range of contestants from different educational backgrounds. We have individuals who have known...read more
There are just a few weeks left before the deadline to Horticulture Week’s expanded Custodian Awards (www.custodianawards.com) which celebrate the achievements of the custodians of our parks, gardens, green spaces, grounds and urban woodlands. This is the second year...read more
The 2017 Young Horticulturist of the Year Regional Finals have come to an end and the eight regional finalists are ready for the Final on May 6th at the University Centre Shrewsbury. The eight regional finals took place during March at some fantastic horticultural...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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