Thank you for all of the nominations for our awards night 2022. We are currently finalising all of these awards and look forward to announcing the winners at our awards evening on Friday 28th of October in Melbourne at Rose Street Markets.
Please check out the Event pages to book your tickets for the conferences and awards. We look forward to seeing you all there!
This year we received a great number of nominations with many coming from outside of our membership base which highlights to us the many projects going on around Australia and Singapore that people feel should be acknowledged and recognised. The AIH wishes to congratulate all nominees and recipients of awards for 2021 and wish everyone the best for their projects and future endeavours.
Michael Casey MAIH RH, National President
Sponsored By AIH Gold Sponsors Fitzpatrick Insurance
For Commitment, Versatility & Dedication to Horticulture
Jonathan has been a proud member and passionately knowledgeable horticulturist and a wonderful contributor to the Institute and the industry. Sydney horticulturist, gardening consultant and designer Jonathan Garner is recognized as one of Australia’s most skilled horticulturists and versatile garden designers.
Sponsored by AIH Silver Sponsor Altum Property Group
For Promotion and Contribution to Horticulture.
Greg joined the team at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden in 2011 and has been the Curator Manager since 2013. In this role, he is responsible for a team of horticulturalists, front line staff, casuals and volunteers and oversees 252 hectares of exquisite garden.
Sponsored by AIH Gold Sponsor Botanica Nurseries
Michael Casey MAIH RH and Horticulturist of the Year 2021 Tammy Huynh MAIH RH
AIH considers Tammy Huynh’s contribution to our industry to be outstanding, especially her role in highlighting, supporting, and promoting horticulture through her successful business and media interests. Tammy has been an excellent contributor to the horticultural sector over her career and has provided a diverse range of expertise and services to consumer horticulturists and enthusiasts in Sydney.
Sponsored By The AIH Fellows
Student of the Year 2021 – Lucy Anne McClymont. (Image Lucy Anne McClymont)
In Recognition of Her Horticultural Studies in Australia and the United Kingdom
The Australian Institute of Horticulture congratulates Lucy Anne McClymont on her studies and her efforts in raising awareness of the importance of horticulture in today’s world.
Sponsored by Terra Solarus
David Ting MAIH RH accepts his award for work on the Galston water garden
For the Galston Water Garden and the pursuit of excellence in horticulture
David is a loyal and committed Member of Australian Institute of Horticulture and passionate in the ongoing promotion of horticulture. He is an experienced Horticulturist with strong plant knowledge and beautifully combines both of these skills into his very successful water gardens.
Sponsored by Alan Burnell MAIH RH0122 Horticultural Consultant
Award of Merit – Kate Wall (Image Credit: https://www.facebook.com/TheGardenersWall/)
‘Working With Weeds’ – A Book Changing Our Concept of Weeds
Weeds have something to teach us. They can make us better gardeners, better environmental custodians, and they can make us healthier. All we have to do is to look at them a little differently. Kate Wall teaches us how to do just that in this insightful book. Kate helps us learn to read the weeds, how to use the weeds, and how to garden without weeds.
Sponsored By Andrew Prowse MAIH RH Landscape Architects
Award of Merit – Wendy Whiteley OAM (Image credit: wendyssecretgarden.org.au)
& the Lavender Bay Precinct Volunteer Gardeners. A Living Art in a Landscape
This beautiful garden created in Lavender Bay Sydney was designed and built by Wendy along with volunteers after the death of her husband Brett.
Sponsored by LA3 Landscape Architects and The Designer Garden Co.
Green Space Urban Award – Mooloolaba Foreshore Development (Image Sunshine Coast Council)
Sunshine Coast Regional Council and Murphy Builders along with Consulting Arborist/Horticulturist – Arboractive / David Hawthorne MAIH RH
This is a signature project for Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headlands and has preserved the iconic Norfolk Pines which skirt as sentinels, the shire foreshore from Caloundra in the south to Coolum in the north.
Sponsored By Interactive Landscapes
Green Space Regional Award – The Northeast Bioregional Network (Image NEBN)
Restoring Nature and Communities – Tasmania
The North East Bioregional Network (NEBN) is a non- profit community-based incorporated association dedicated to the protection, maintenance, and restoration of the natural environment on the East Coast of Tasmania.
Sponsored by MJC Horticulture Pty Ltd.
Green Space Residential Award – The Greenwall Company (Image The Greenwall Company)
1 Markham Close Mosman NSW
When the house was built this garden started with no soil and a sandstone base. Starting at the nature strip the media is the depth of the kerb over sandstone, in fact 200 mls is the average soil depth over the entire block. There are 6 large podium planters (one contains a 12,000 litre wetland and pond over the garage).
Sponsored by AIH
AIH International Award of Merit – Mao Sheng Quanji Construction Pte Ltd – Park Royal Collection Pickering (Image credit: Pagoda)
Maintaining the ParkRoyal Collection Pickering Hotel, Singapore
The successful landscape maintenance of this iconic project has cared for and continued the original design intent of this iconic project.
Sponsored By Spade Lawn Care & Gardens
Green Space International Award – Edible Garden City – Funan Urban Farm, Singapore (Image Edible Garden City)
The Funan Urban Farm, Singapore
Launched in June 2019, it is one of the few urban farms in Singapore open to the public, and the first urban farm to be designed into a Singapore shopping mall from the onset.
Sponsored by Evergreen Infrastructure
Green Space International Award – Nature Landscapes Pte Ltd – Keppel East Desalination Plant (Image credit: https://new.abb.com/)
Keppel East Desalination Plant – Singapore
Keppel Marina East Desalination Plant, is a vital national water-sufficiency infrastructure project that features a lush green rooftop to serve as a communal space and pitstop in Singapore’s Park Connector Network.
Sponsored By Van Balen Horticultural
Dan Wheatley from the Collectors Plant Fair with Costa.
Sponsored By Andreasens Green
Prospect St Grange Residential Project
The project at Prospect St The Grange was a challenge from start to finish, the property is located high on a east facing hill sloping from front to back with approximately 4m of fall across the site. Stage 1 involved extensive demolition of existing garden excluding the existing pool and several of the clients favourite plants and trees, access was always an issue and a challenge to be overcome.