Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH)

Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH)

Professional organisation for horticulture, open to any professional within the horticultural industry.
Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH)
Membership body

The CIH brings together professionals involved with every aspect and facet of the diverse industry that is horticulture. 

Membership of the Institute provides a unifying force that draws together horticulturists who may be pursuing very different career paths and ‘uniting a growing profession’.

The CIH aims to promote horticulture as:

  • Vital to food and ornamental plant production
  • A provider of employment, often in rural areas
  • An active industry in improving the environment
  • Creating and managing valuable sports and recreation facilities
  • One of the main leisure pursuits – gardening