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May Subscription Renewals

May Subscription Renewals

Deferment & Holiday Options We fully understand at this trying time that another invoice for subscriptions might be unwelcome. So to this effect we have pushed out our direct instructions to the 1st of May 2020. Should you require a deferment of subscription then...

April eHort Message from the President

April eHort Message from the President

Further to my note to members last week I wanted to devote this edition of the April e-Hort to the current pandemic affecting the world and to explore all of the current support systems for Horticulturists working in the UK & Ireland. Never before has horticulture...

Coronavirus Advice Contacts

Coronavirus Advice Contacts

The Chartered Institute of Horticulture recommends members to regularly review advice issued by the Government relating to Covid-19. Government & HMRC The Government continues to provide updated advice and guidance through their website:...

Message from the CIH President

Message from the CIH President

From The President Dear Member, The full implications of Covid-19 are beginning to be felt across the entire horticulture industry now that government action is taking effect and consumer behaviour is altered. The lack of Labour to service production horticulture and...

YHoY Regional Final Results – Ireland

YHoY Regional Final Results – Ireland

The Chartered Institute of Horticulture annual Young Horticulturist of the Year (YHoY) 2020 competition completed its local heats earlier this year in all the horticultural colleges covered by the Ireland branch (North and South). Over 200 young horticulturists, under...

COVID-19 Event Cancellations

COVID-19 Event Cancellations

In light of the current situation concerning Coronavirus the following events have been cancelled: South West Branch YHoY Regional Final South East Branch YHoY Regional Final West Midlands & South Wales Branch YHoY Regional Final Eastern Branch YHoY Regional Final The...

James Bruce Memorial Lecture – AGM 2020

James Bruce was a Fellow of the Institute of Horticulture, having previously been a member of the Horticultural Education Association since 1934, the forerunner of the Institute of Horticulture and Chartered Institute of Horticulture. James Bruce was the Head of the...

YHOY Regional Final results – Northern Branch

YHOY Regional Final results – Northern Branch

Harry Johnson-Firth, third from the left, seen here with his fellow competitors and Gerald Bonner CHort, FCIHort, President of the CIoH, has won the CIoH Northern Regional Final. We now look forward to watching him take on the other seven competitors from across the...

Defra Imports & Exports – newsletter update & transition period

Defra Imports & Exports – newsletter update & transition period

Correspondence received by The Chartered Institute of Horticulture from Defra 29th January 2020 Dear colleague We hope you have found these newsletters for Importers and Exporters useful over the past few months to receive updates from Defra on EU Exit. As you will...

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2020

Young Horticulturist of the Year 2020

We are delighted to be able to announce that the YHOY 2020 competition is now underway and we can confirm that the Grand Final will be at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh’s Logan Botanic Garden, near Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway on May 2nd 2020 – visit...

The Sibbaldia and PlantNetwork Conference – 22-23 April 2020

The Sibbaldia and PlantNetwork Conference – 22-23 April 2020

Brought to you by Sibbaldia The International Journal of Botanic Garden Horticulture, PlantNetwork and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this conference celebrates horticultural achievements and considers how we can promote excellent horticultural practice across...

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