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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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News

Allotment Competition

July brings our Allotment Competition. On the morning of Saturday 23rd Dave Goodall has kindly agreed to assist in judging the allotments in Temple Lane and on the Recreation Ground. Allotments are judged on the following criteria: · Neatly maintained plot, defined paths · Healthy range of vegetables and fruit ...
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June 2022 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for June 2022. Although this is the month when the plants really start to motor, it is also a good time to propagate primulas and polyanthus, which can be lifted and divided when they have finished flowering. Grass where daffodils have been flowering may look untidy but should ...
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Plant Sale 14 May 2022

Heartfelt thanks to all who helped make the Plant Sale such a huge success.  We were astonished at the generosity of all those who donated plants.  Thank you to everybody who gave so generously and bought so avidly.  We intend to run the sale again in May 2023 with the ...
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May 2022 Garden Tips

Garden Notes for May 2022. The way prices are rising everywhere makes it even more important to grow your own where you can. This year the Capel Horticultural Society will be having its Plant Sale on Saturday 7th May and most of the plants, especially vegetable seedlings, will have been ...
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  • Upcoming Events

    1. Committee Meeting

      July 14 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    2. Allotment Competition

      July 23 - July 24
    3. Committee Meeting

      August 11 @ 20:00 - 21:30
    4. Capel Show

      August 20
    5. Committee Meeting

      September 8 @ 20:00 - 21:30
  • Shows