AIH National Conference & Awards

Early Birds On Sale Now! Join us at the AIH National Conference & Awards 21 – 22 September 2019 at the Aloft Hotel in Perth WA! Book your tickets in advance and take advantage of our early bird offer. AIH members and non-members are welcome.

Volunteers Needed!

We will need volunteers for our AIH stand at the Botanical Bazaar on 4 August 2019. 

If you are able to help please contact Patrick Regnault MAIH RH  P: 0408 429 646 E: Patrick Regnault

  By Tom Lantry FAIH, AIH convener for Central Coast & Hunter regions.   After a general introduction of Noel...
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Private education veteran and sponsor of the Australian Institute of Horticulture, ACS Distance Education,  has released its answer to the...
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Dear Councillors and Members,   Welcome to the middle of the year and the countdown to our 2019 Conference and...
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  By Michael Casey MAIH RH and Dr Kate Neale AAIH   This article first appeared in the June 2019...
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Dear Councillors and Members,   I have enjoyed the last month both working alongside the National Council and fellow members...
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Urban Greening Efforts In Australia A Puzzle With Pieces Missing Delegates at the Urban Tree Puzzle forum hosted by the...
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How did the Planthunter evolve? GR: I launched The Planthunter in 2013 after a decade of working as a landscape...
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Dear Councillors and Members,   What a great first quarter to 2019 with so many events and networking opportunities as...
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By Michael Casey MAIH RH This article first appeared in the April 2019 of Hort Journal - visit for...
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Bette Midler moved back to New York after the 1994 Northridge earthquake. Once there, she was concerned about the amount...
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By Michael Casey MAIH RH   The benefits of Green Walls being installed on, inside and around buildings, homes and...
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Dear councillors and members,   the start of the year is bringing together some fantastic work done by our National...
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Members and guests of the Australian Institute of Horticulture and the Horticultural Media Association ventured to the beautiful Blue Mountains...
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AIH Fellow Andrew Price FAIH RH Features On ABC Gardening Australia   AIH Registered Horticulturist, Fellow of the Institute, and...
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Great learning and networking at AIH's first Walk and Talk for 2019 at the Wallis Creek Watergarden.   Thanks to everyone...
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