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Capel Show Review

Another amazing show brought over 5000 visitors from near and far to Capel Recreation Ground on Saturday 18 August.  The wonderful summer weather produced an increase in the number and types of entries to the classes on display in the Horicultural Society’s Grand Marquee.  Fruit and vegetables were dwarfed by a massive pumpkin that needed four people to carry into Continue Reading →

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Scarecrows Come to Capel

Don’t be surprised to see an invasion of scarecrows when passing through Capel between now and mid August. Capel Show is set to take place from 12 noon on 18thAugust and the scarecrows want to be sure you don’t forget to come along!  The Horticultural Society celebrates its 125thAnniversary this year and their Flower Show in the Grand Marquee sits Continue Reading →

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Capel Show

CAPEL SHOW, SATURDAY 18 AUGUST 2018, CAPEL RECREATION GROUND, RH5 5LB FROM 12 NOON 125 years and still growing strong! This year Capel Horticultural Society celebrates a significant anniversary – 125 years of encouraging horticulture in Capel and surrounding villages. The founders of the first show, held in the grounds of Church Gardens Farm, would surely be amazed to see Continue Reading →

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July Garden Tips

Garden work for July 2018 Flower garden It will soon be mid-summer and many of the earlier flowering perennials start to look rather forlorn. It may be worth your while to be ruthless and cut back foliage that is straggling. In particular, hardy geraniums, delphiniums alchemia mollis (Lady’s Mantle) should all benefit from this treatment. Stake sunflowers and autumn perennials Continue Reading →

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