Student and Volunteer Information

2019 / 2020

 Horticap is closed to students over Christmas from Friday 20 December 2019 to Tuesday 1 January 2020 inclusive.

 Horticap is closed to students on bank holidays:

Prospective Student Information

Should you or someone you know be interested in becoming a student at Horticap, please click on the links below to find out more information; if you would like to apply, please complete the application form and return it to, or print, complete and post it to Horticap, Bluecoat Wood Nurseries, Otley Road, Harrogate, HG3 1QL.

Prospective Volunteers

Horticap volunteers support our students in their horticultural activities. 

We are always happy to have a chat about our volunteering opportunities, which include: garden maintenance work – both on and off site; horticultural training – potting up, pricking out; craft work – woodwork, card making etc.; social skills – teamwork etc.; personal skills – numeracy, literacy, independence, awareness.

Please email if you are interested in becoming a volunteer.