Welcome to Horticap

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.

SHOP SALE

Our shop sale starts at 9am on Saturday 2nd January.

We look forward to seeing you!

Our opening times are 9.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Saturday

and 10.00am – 4pm Sunday

We would like to thank all our supporters and customers for their wonderful support and patience during our lockdown at the nursery.

If you are visiting the nursery please ensure that you follow the on site guidance which is in place to protect your safety.

Our tea room and garden remain closed but please keep an eye on our website and facebook page for further updates.

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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Horticap

providing training and education in horticulture for adults with learning disabilities in Harrogate and the surrounding district.
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It's snowing heavily at Horticap and all roads are blocked. So we have made a decision to close now until Monday. Hope you all keep safe till then. #harrogate
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After announcing the third Coronavirus lockdown in England, Government guidance confirms garden centres can remain open. So, our shop is open and you can drop off your old Christmas tree for us to recycle. If you're not able to come to us or if you're shielding, we are also offering to pick up your old trees in the Harrogate area. Please ring 01423 522876 and press 2 for the shop. A £5 donation would be appreciated to help with costs. #lockdown #CharityTuesday #charity
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