AIH National Conference & Awards

The AIH National Conference & Awards took place at the Aloft Hotel in Perth WA on 21 – 22 September 2019. At the Awards we celebrate the exceptional contributions by fellow horticulturists in Australia.

AIH Workshop: Green Walls

Come along to this informative workshop on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 12pm – 4pm learning all about green walls. Members and non-members welcome.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see One Central Park Sydney. One of Australias most notable, award-winning green walls.  

Join Jock Gammon Director of Junglefy as he takes us through this amazing green space. Hear discussions about techniques, plant material choices as well as climate and many other issues that confronted the project design.

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AIH Walk and Talk at Tomago House NSW

Time: October 20, 2019
@ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this informative tour and walk and talk at historic Tomago House on Sunday 20 October 2019 at 9.30am for a 10am start. The day will begin with a tour of the house and then Steve Williams MAIH experienced arborist, will lead us through the grounds and we will hear about the work he has carried out since the grounds and trees were extensively damaged by storms. Tomago House was established by barrister Richard Windeyer in the 1840s. This country residence was the heart of a vast agricultural estate.

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AIH Workshop: Wicking Bed Construction: Water Efficient Vegetable Gardens PLUS Aquaponics

Time: October 26, 2019
@8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Speaker: Patrick Regnault MAIH RH. Roast chicken and salad lunch provided. Venue: Rosebank Lismore Shire (Specific details to be provided at time of booking). Cost: AIH Members: $176 Non-Members: $187 Students: $55 Retired: $55.

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AIH Workshop: Interior Plantscaping & Design VIC

Time: November 8, 2019
@ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interior Plantscaping - Plant Materials and Design on 8 November 2019 at 12 pm - 4 pm. Increase your palette of suitable and interesting plants to use. Afternoon tea provided. Speakers: Karen Smith and Nerida. Venue: TBA. Victoria. Cost: AIH Members: $88 Students: $44 Non-Members: $99 CPD Points available: 3

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