Welcome to Horticap

We're based at Bluecoat Wood Nurseries, Otley Road in Harrogate where suitably qualified staff and a team of volunteers provide adults with learning and other disabilities training in horticulture, allied crafts and rural skills; in addition our garden, wildlife area and shop are open to the public every day from 10am until 4pm (the tearoom is open until 3.30pm)

Real Christmas Trees on Sale Now

 Our trees help grow people – All proceeds to go Horticap

Grown in Scotland from sustainable woods, Premium Nordman Fir (good for holding their needles!) 

Cut and potted trees available.

Choose from hundreds of cut trees:

4ft – 5ft     £38

5ft – 6ft     £41

6ft – 7ft     £46

7ft – 8ft     £50

Delivered locally for £5

Larger trees available to order

Potted trees available from £30

Our Aims:

To provide our students who have learning and other disabilities with a supportive and friendly working environment so that they may develop their social and communication abilities. We aim to help students extend their knowledge and skills, through structured training using professionally qualified staff and volunteers.

To build, maintain and grow a beautiful garden for members of the public of all ages to enjoy which includes a wildlife and bird spotting area, as well as beautiful flowers, plants, trees and shrubs. We also have various seating areas to enjoy a picnic and a shop where an abundance of plants, gifts and garden items can be purchased.

A Message from our Patron

The spirit and enterprise of Horticap never ceases to amaze and delight me. I am proud to be their patron and urge everyone who knows the therapeutic qualities of gardening to support the sterling work they do. Using gardening as a means of enriching lives is something I have valued all my life; Horticap is living proof that it can transform lives.

Alan Titchmarsh MBE VMH DL

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providing training and education in horticulture for adults with learning disabilities in Harrogate and the surrounding district.
Horticap2 hours ago
Here are a selection of our Christmas wreaths, standard size are £12 and large including the heart and cross wreath's are £20 #wreaths
Horticap7 hours ago
Join us for our Christmas Weekends on 25th & 26th November and 2nd & 3rd December. Enjoy complimentary festive drinks and nibbles whilst you shop and free festive fun for the family.

Christmas trees now on sale:
 Grown in Scotland from sustainable woods.
 Premium Nordman Fir (good for holding their needles!)
 Cut and potted trees available.
 Choose form hundreds of cut trees 4ft – 8ft
 £38 - £50 depending on size.
 Larger trees available to order.
 Potted trees available from £30.
 Delivered locally for £5.

Also on sale are our famous Christmas wreaths, which are hand-made at Horticap, and many other gifts.

Don't forget we're open every day from 10am until 4pm
Horticap4 days ago
Wayne is busy making the decorations for the Christmas wreaths #studentsatwork #christmaswreaths
Horticap1 week ago
We are now taking orders for Christmas wreaths, the last date for orders is the 3rd December. Pop in or call us on 01423 522876 to place your order #horticap #christmaswreaths
Horticap1 week ago
Stephen is busy making Christmas wreaths #studentsatwork #christmaswreaths