AIH National Conference & Awards

Join us at the AIH National Conference & Awards 21 – 22 September 2019 at the Aloft Hotel in Perth WA! AIH members and non-members are welcome.

AIH Walk & Talk/Farm Tour at Designer Trees NSW!

Join us for this Walk & Talk/Farm Tour & Education Session on Saturday 7 September 2019 at 8.30am – 12pm. Members and Non-members welcome.

Learn from the master Tony Gigliotti about Grass Trees, Dragon Trees, Bottle Trees Cactus plus other interesting plants. Tony will take us on a tour of the Farm and give a history lesson on the origin of the amazing trees and plant species he grows. Learn how to grow these amazing trees in Sydney. Also propagation techniques as well as many new insights into design opportunities.

  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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AIH Workshop: Green Walls

Time: October 17, 2019
@ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come along to this informative workshop learning all about green walls. 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. We will also hear from two of Australia’s leading infrastructure specialists; Jock Gammon and UTS plant scientist Dr. Fraser Torpy, who will present their latest research findings and share their big ideas for the future of living infrastructure in Australia. Book now, numbers strictly limited.

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AIH Walk and Talk at Tomago House NSW

Time: October 20, 2019
@10:00 am

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. Cost: AIH Members: $176 Non-Members: $187 Students: $55 Retired: $55

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