The Association Of Professional Horticulturists

Welcome to the Australian Institute of Horticulture! Our purpose is to represent the many fine professional horticulturists across Australia, helping them to learn from one another and to make our country greener, more beautiful and more productive through gardening, plants and landscapes that are of the very highest quality.

Horticulture today is one of the best and most enduring careers available. Whatever your professional interest, there is an opportunity for you to apply your skills in horticulture. The best way to further your career is to join us by becoming a member - it's easy and you'll be joining a team of friendly, professional and dedicated plant-lovers.

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Meet Matt Mitchley


This month, we visit the Jurassica theme park garden project in Cairns, owned by Matt Mitchley of the Designer Garden Co.

The Jurassica Theme Park was built three years ago on a prominent derelict commercial site in Cairns and is part of the 202020 vision project that supports greening of our cities....


Latest News

Hunt A Horticulturist On A Search-The-Postcode Website If Word Of Mouth Fails

Posted on 10/8/2017
There is more to gardening than mowing and blowing, and as spring heats up and the garden takes off you might need to find someone with real skills to help out. The best source is word of mouth, according to Wayne Van Balen, President of the AIH.

Hortigroup Facebook Group

Posted on 10/8/2017
Hortigroup has been established for horticultural tradespeople and suppliers to connect and network over social media and occasionally through networking events, the first of which was held at Eden Gardens in August 2017.

Green Space Alliance

Posted on 8/8/2017
AIH has teamed up with numerous notable organisations to lend weight to this essential project that is seen by many that can be adapted to states, territories, cities, shires around Australia.

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