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Hello and welcome to the Capel Horticultural Society website where we aim to provide visitors with information on all that we offer our members and local community. We have tips on gardening and growing as well as competitions and details of all our events as well as some interesting facts about the Society. This site is for members and non-members alike. If you are not yet a member, do please consider joining.

The Society was founded in 1893 its objectives being to “encourage horticulture and the domestic arts”. The Capel community is key to the success and longevity of the Society. The founders would surely be pleased that 125 years on it is still thriving here in the beautiful Surrey countryside at the foot of the Surrey Hills.

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  • Upcoming Events

    1. Committee Meeting

      August 11 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    2. Judging for Potato Competition

      August 15 @ 11:00 - 12:00
    3. Deadline for Lockdown Flower Show 2020

      August 15 @ 12:00
    4. Committee Meeting

      September 8 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    5. Quiz Night and Supper

      October 3 @ 19:00 - 22:30




August 2020 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for August 2020. Shrubs like deutzia, philadelphus and weigela - or any that have been flowering through June, July and early August, should be pruned now, or as ...
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Allotment Competition Results

The Capel Show Committee was so disappointed not to be able to hold our wonderful annual show this year but the standard of the allotments that we have just judged ...
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July 2020 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for July 2020. It will soon be mid-summer and many of the earlier flowering perennials start to look rather forlorn. It may be worth your while to be ...
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/ / Chris's Tips

For a full list of News items see our News page

CHS Facebook Posts

There are lots of beautiful gardens open now to the public. Check opening hours as they are generally on reduced times and many are booking only.

Wisley is now open until 4pm every day. Entrance is through pre booked hourly slots only. It is looking absolutely stunning at the moment and well worth a visit!
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