Arboriculture students from Capel Manor College have been drafted in by the Forestry Commission to prevent the spread of a dangerous moth found in the UK.
Horticultural student, Samantha Jackson, has been awarded a £1000 scholarship to support her with her studies at Capel Manor College, Enfield.
Kirsty Morrissey from London360 visits our Gunnersbury Park Centre in West London.
Floristry students based at Capel Manor’s Gunnersbury Park centre won first prize at the prestigious New Covent Garden Market (CGMA) organised competition.
Mr Fothergills will be running its national sweet pea growing competition again next year on Saturday 5 July at Capel Manor College, with £2000 in prize money.
Adam Sarfas and Andrew Deane from the Professional Short Courses team at Capel Manor were presented with over £5000 worth of ‘state of the art’ forestry and arboriculture equipment and PPE (Personal protective equipment) by James Woodbridge, Area Business Manager for the world’s largest outdoor power equipment makers.
In September 2013 Capel Manor College invested in a new Forestry Trailer. Towed behind a tractor, the trailer will transport timber from trees that have been felled by students working in local forests and woodlands.
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, joined over four hundred new students and apprentices on the first day of their land-based, animal care and environmental courses at Capel Manor College this week, when he visited their centre in North London, Enfield.
Fifty guests attended the 40th anniversary celebrations of the social and therapeutic horticulture programme at Capel Manor College on Wednesday 7 August.
Capel Manor’s Executive Director of Estates, Nicholas Evans, was installed as the new Deputy Master of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners in a joint ceremony shared by HRH The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO who was installed as the Master of the Livery company.
Capel Manor floristry student, 25 year old Olivia Wilson, from Berkhamsted, has been proclaimed, ‘Face of the London tube’ after she was chosen at random by Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing.
Join Mr Fothergill’s seeds in celebrating the ‘Year of the Sweet Pea’ and have the chance to win a £500 first prize, £300 second prize or £200 third prize, by entering a posy in one of the categories of the 2013 Sweet Pea competition, to be held at Capel Manor College & Gardens in Enfield on 6th July 2013.
First year level 2 garden design students Sarah Jarman, Arit Anderson and Anna Murphy win first prize for their ‘Bird Columny’ display
Former Capel Manor students Patricia Thirion and Janet Honour win GOLD at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, with their ‘Herbert Smith Freehills Garden for WaterAid.
28 year old Corli Du Toit moved to the UK from South Africa after graduating to work in finance. Maths was her strength and she thought she’d make a career out of banking. After spending several years spending most of her time processing money from dividends for large corporations, she began to hate the job.
Budding garden designers at Greater London’s leading horticultural college, Capel Manor, are once again taking part in the ‘Ideal Young Gardener of the Year’ competition sponsored by The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community and organised by celebrity gardener David Domoney.
30 handpicked pupils at Brettenham Primary School, in Edmonton, were rewarded with a fun packed afternoon of balloon making and decorations.
Zack Gorman worked previously in retail. He now works full-time for the London Wildlife Trust