How to guide – Updating Members contact details

How to guide – Updating Members contact details

How-to-update-Members-contact-details-activity-field-and-sectorDownload The Chartered Institute of Horticulture’s (CIH) new website developments allow members to update their details directly onto the CIH website. We’re asking all members to login to the Member’s...

DEFRA Farming Investment Fund

DEFRA Farming Investment Fund

Farmers, foresters and growers from across England are urged to apply for grants to buy new equipment and infrastructure to help to improve efficiency and help us build back greener.This could include solar powered electric fences, water treatment systems that use...

Super Early Bird offer for IHC 2022 closes soon

Super Early Bird offer for IHC 2022 closes soon

The Super Early Bird offer for the IHC 2022 event is open until 15th November 2021. Follow the link below for further information. The International Horticultural Congress (IHC) is the most important scientific event organised every four years since 1959 in the fields...

November eHort Message from the President

November eHort Message from the President

The United Nations COP26 climate summit is in progression in Glasgow. It has been described as a “turning point for humanity” with outcomes that will have significant impact on the world. On Wednesday 3rd of November, we have the first event of the Grow Careers...

Grow Careers Scotland Virtual 2021 Series

Grow Careers Scotland Virtual 2021 Series

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 26) is being held in Glasgow, from the 31st October – 12th November 2021, uniting the world to tackle climate change. To mark the event, The Chartered Institute of Horticulture is showcasing Best Practise Across...

October eHort Message from the President

October eHort Message from the President

Over the past month we have seen the country slowly opening up after a lockdown that we could not foresee would last so long. Nationally we are experiencing shortages of experienced staff, significantly in the Horticulture sector. We have seen a reduction in both...

September eHort Message from the President

September eHort Message from the President

I have just returned from the Grand Final of the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition. Firstly, I must congratulate Victoria George and her team for an excellent event. It was just five weeks ago that we were given permission for it to go ahead. Normally,...

August eHort Message from the President

August eHort Message from the President

With Covid restrictions easing we are feeling more positive about arranging face to face events. The Young Horticulturist of the Year competition Regional Finals have now taken place online. Whilst contestants have not been able to experience the excitement of a live...

David Domoney – Careers in Horticulture

David Domoney, Chartered horticulturist, writer, broadcaster and ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, shares his experiences of working within the horticulture industry. A regular on ITV’S This Morning and co-presenter of Alan Titchmarsh’s Love Your...

July eHort Message from the President

July eHort Message from the President

I am very much hoping that by the end of the month we will be returning to some sort of normality. The economy of the country very much depends on this. One of the annual highlights of the calendar, the Four Oaks Trade Show due to take place in September has been...

June eHort Message from the President

June eHort Message from the President

The pandemic is still having an impact on what we do, and I feel it will be with us for a number of years to come. Whilst countries are slowly opening up, we are still experiencing anomalies across the four nations. Many events happening in the second part of the year...

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2021

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2021

We are delighted to be able to announce the launch of the YHOY 2021 competition, with Round 1 being offered free and on-line to anyone below the age of 30 on September 30th 2021 working and/ or studying in horticulture in the UK and Ireland. Competitors will be able...

May eHort Message from the President

May eHort Message from the President

I am honoured to be elected to the office of President of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. I would like to thank Gerald for his tireless work and support, also the Management Board, Council and Branch Committees for enabling us to achieve major steps forward....

Spring Webinar Recordings

Spring Webinar Recordings

We're well underway with our Spring Webinar Series but if you were unable to attend any in the series so far, our recordings are available. Though we do strongly recommend joining us for the live event to enable you to participate in live discussion and put any...