AIH 2019 Annual Awards

Nominate outstanding projects and recognise the many wonderful achievements of fellow horticulturists

The Urban Tree Puzzle: May 18

Planting trees into the landscape is just the start.

We invite you to join the AIH at Botanica Nurseries with special guest Ross Clark of Trees Impact as we delve into the factors that are driving tree success and survival once they are planted. Read more..

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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Vale Kim Morris FAIH

January 10, 2019
09/01/19 Dear members It is with great sadness that I wish to inform you of the passing of Kim Morris...
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Dear Members, Most of you would know me as the Editor of this newsletter and the Vice President of the...
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If you are brand new to the industry or have industry experience and want to upgrade your qualifications there are...
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This article was originally published on the Garden Co blog by James Scott MGSD and has been reprinted with permission....
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"I live in South Central. This is South Central: liquor stores, fast food, vacant lots. So the city planners, they...
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Media Release 30 November 2018 Council’s Park Road boardwalk upgrade has been hailed a “shining example of what’s possible when...
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Australia’s 24th Governor General Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery has been chosen as the winner of the prestigious Silver...
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By Gabrielle Stannus, Nursery & Garden Industry Australia By now, most of you have probably already heard about Bitcoin. This...
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Walk and Talk at the Living Edge Garden Peats Ridge

Time: May 4, 2019
@ 9:00 am-12:00 pm

We will be visiting David Fripp's Living Edge Garden, a magnificent private garden and nursery. Come and visit this unique garden with many rare and special plants for both inner city and suburban use. David also has a wonderful nursery which he is happy to take us through. Plants will be available to purchase as well. Bring a picnic lunch or sandwiches and enjoy the beautiful grounds. CPD Points available: 1

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Walk and Talk AIH Southern Highlands

Time: May 4, 2019
@ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Retford Park Head Gardener, Rick Shepherd on an exclusive tour of this National Trust property in which he will give insights into the challenges faced in maintaining the integrity of this historic property. Rick’s responsibilities include nurturing James Fairfax’s vision for the garden as it grows and matures, while embracing the latter’s great love of art and design. CPD Points Available: 1

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Walk and Talk at Mal’s Place, Paterson NSW

Time: May 11, 2019
@ 10:00 am

Mal Henry MAIH will open up his 10-acre property in Paterson NSW. Mal and Judy purchased this property with hardly a tree but over the years have transformed it into a rain forest and Native Haven. Mal will explain the aims behind this and his plan for low maintenance and sustainability. It clearly is a result due to planning. This day is open to all.

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