The Horticap Blog

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Helping Us Out…

Helping Us Out…

Follow the link to find out all about our exciting new garden project... https://thestrayferret.co.uk/harrogate-rallies-around-horticap-for-major-lockdown-projects/    

The Horticap lockdown Garden

Whilst on lockdown we decided to have a complete makeover of the garden at Horticap. It all started when we needed to dig out the ground elder that has taken over and some bright spark said...Let's dig it all out and start again with the planting. Well things have...

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...