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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

      October 7 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    2. AGM

      November 4 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    3. Talk: “Beyond the Garden Gate”

      November 30 @ 19:15 - 21:00
    4. Committee Meeting

      December 2 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    5. Festive Willow Decorations

      December 9 @ 19:30 - 21:00




September 2021 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for September 2021. Watering plants is always a good topic of discussion. It is either too dry or it's too wet. The essential thing is to try to get the right balance. When it is dry the closable leaf pores on plants (technically called 'stomata') shut down and ...
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August 2021 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for August 2021. Laurel is a very useful plant but it is very vigorous and August is the month to keep it neat by trimming your laurel hedge. Some gardeners say that the laurel hedge should be trimmed using secaturs only. This does give a much improved finish, ...
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Summer Fun Challenge 2021

Calling all children under 12! School has broken up for the summer and we all want sunny carefree days on the beach swimming and eating ice cream. Sadly, not every day can be a beach day and sometimes we are just at home wondering what to do. Why not have ...
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