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Dr David Robinson Memorial Lecture at Powerscourt 25.10.2018

Dr David Robinson Memorial Lecture at Powerscourt 25.10.2018

Carol Marks, MCIHort, from Bord Bia introduces the Dr David Robinson Memorial Lecture at Powerscourt today (25.10.2018) Dr David Robinson (image left) was a North Irish horticultural scientist who made important contributions to the national and international fields...

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Rosemary Titterington MCIHort

I am sorry to advise you of the sad news of Rosemary Titterington's death. Below are the details provided to us by Christine Titterington Rosemary Titterington MIHort. Iden Croft Herbs, Kent I am writing to inform you of the sad death of Rosemary Titterington on 5th...

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Conference 2018 Speaker Profiles

John Adlam The James Bruce Memorial Lecture:- 'Growing a Horti Culture' John Adlam grew up on the family nursery and subsequently trained at Writtle and Hadlow; and was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship where he studied in Australia.  He has worked as European Research...

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CIH Conference “Save the Day” 3rd October 2018

CONFERENCE 2018 Wednesday 3rd October We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our 2018 Conference on the 3rd October at the stunning venue of “Farmers and Fletchers in the City”.  Their location is fabulous, they are located right in the heart of historic...

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The RHS needs your photographs in the Green Workplace!!

The Royal Horticultural Society in the UK would like to celebrate the huge breadth of careers available in horticulture across the world by gathering a series of images of individuals in their workplaces (their green office) amongst their plants, be it in a garden,...

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YHoY Grand Final 2018 “Winners” News Release

The Grand Final of the YHoY 2018 was held at Harrogate Spring Flower Show on Saturday 28th April.   This was a fantastic event with an audience of over 90 guests. All the details can be found by clicking on the link below. CIH YHOY 2018 GRAND FINAL NEWS RELEASE v2...

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Mr Gerald (Gerry) Edwards is awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal

I am delighted to announce that Gerald (Gerry) Edwards, FRICS, CHort, MCIHort has been awarded the prestigious Veitch Memorial Medal, an International prize awarded annually by the Royal Horticultural Society to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the...

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President’s Award winner 2017

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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Could daffodils help treat cancer?

A study published in the scientific journal Structure (Cell Press) describes the anti-cancer effects of a natural alkaloid extracted from Daffodils. Led by Denis Lafontaine, affiliated with the Faculty of Sciences at the ULB, the researchers have discovered that this...

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The Plant-Based Trend in the US

Emer O’Shea, New York Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board The food world is continuing to be dominated by plant-based food products and diets and “plant-based” is set to become the one of the biggest food trends of 2018. According to Mintel, vegetarian claims rose by...

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Conference Write Up

The conference was kicked off by the CIH President Dr Owen Doyle, welcoming delegates and discussing the many advantages that horticulture can facilitate for heath, social and financial benefits.  Dr Doyle highlighted that one of the main reasons why the industry...

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2017 CIH Conference set to be best yet

With less than seven weeks to go until the Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s annual conference, it’s time to take a look back at last year. In November 2016 we welcomed over 100 professional horticulturists to join us as we listened to the likes of Philip Pearson...

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