The Horticap Blog

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It’s Thank You Thursday…

It’s Thank You Thursday…

And Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…..in fact it’s thank you every day…to all our ‘first time’ supporters and to those that have been with us for much longer. Horticap relies on support and generosity, and we have certainly had that in bucketloads over the last couple of...

Sunshine Smiles :)

Sunshine Smiles 🙂

Well done to https://www.rossettschool.co.uk for their sunflower deliveries to local care homes around Harrogate. We just love that they are keeping everyone smiling with plants and we were smiling because we were able to help.  

Drop Us A Line…

Drop Us A Line…

The last few weeks have been challenging for us all and here at Horticap we are busy keeping things ticking along until everyone can return - we miss the students so much - they are at the heart of what we do and we can't wait to get the Horticap family back together....

House Building…

House Building…

Many thanks to David Powell and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust https://www.ywt.org.uk for making us welcome at Upper Dunsforth Carrs yesterday. The team enjoyed the visit to collect Phragmites reeds. In case you are wondering why Simon is clutching at straws, we have been...

Tweeting all Love Birds…

Tweeting all Love Birds…

It’s National Nest Box Week and Horticap are celebrating this important time in the bird calendar. It starts on Valentine’s Day – the date when birds pair up for the new breeding season – and it runs (or flies) until 21stFebruary. Let’s encourage everyone to put up...

“Roses are Red…

“Roses are Red…

...Violets are Blue, Horticap have plants which are perfect for you." We have an amazing selection of plants for sale - and with Valentine's Day just around the corner, what better present than a rose. Climbers, shrubs and patio roses in a variety of colours...they...

Busy Busy Busy…

Busy Busy Busy…

The building work may be going on around us, but we have plenty of jobs on site to keep us busy...  We are busy cake making... We are busy moving wood... We are busy potting on the first of the bedding plants... We are busy pot filling... And some of us are just busy...

Winter flower

It might be cold outside and everything is looking bit stark but we have some colour to brighten up any garden. These Cyclamen are looking outstanding right now     Polyanthus is a must in any garden. Giving you lots of flower each year Narcissus...