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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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Pumpkin Pageant Pays Off!

What a great success this turned out to be. The Horticultural Society issued an invitation to join them on the afternoon of Friday 29 October but had no idea if anyone would actually turn up! At 5.30 we opened the doors and children decked out in fabulous fancy dress were ...
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Capel Litter Pick

The usual stalwarts turned out on a mild November Saturday to help keep the village tidy. Thank you to everybody who helped. (Come on the rest of you, it’s only a couple of hours and always a tasty reward of coffee and cake once finished “picking”!) Over 30 bags of ...
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November 2021 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for November 2021 Prepare for the spring by digging and manuring the vegetable patch in November. Remember to keep a 3-year rotation so that potatoes (for example) are not planted in the same area two years running. Remember to get your tulips planted before the end of the ...
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  • Upcoming Events

    1. Talk: “Beyond the Garden Gate”

      November 30 @ 19:15 - 21:00
    2. Festive Willow Decorations

      December 9 @ 19:30 - 22:00
    3. Committee Meeting

      January 13, 2022 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    4. Committee Meeting

      February 10, 2022 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    5. Committee Meeting

      March 10, 2022 @ 20:00 - 21:30

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