THE creativity and hard work of a Ranmore Common gardener has earned her recognition at a popular show.
A horticulture student from Capel Manor College, Samantha Jackson, has been crowned the winner of the 2014 Mr Fothergill’s Award for the student who has demonstrated the highest skills in plant care, following her graduation from a Level 3 Horticulture Diploma at the college.
Capel Manor College has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from their students through the Ofsted Learner View Survey.
The cities next generation of land-based and environmental specialists have been recognised for their knowledge and skills as they graduated from Greater London’s leading land-based college, Capel Manor College.
Floral designs by the floristry department at Capel Manor College are on display for the duration of the Hampton Court Flower Show taking place this weekend, following Capel Manor’s participation in the RHS Floristry College of the Year competition.
A deaf student from Capel Manor College has beaten the odds to graduate with a Level 3 qualification in animal care despite studies suggesting the average deaf school leaver has a reading age of less than nine years old.
Capel Manor’s pioneering food production unit at Forty Hall Farm in Enfield has received a Silver Flora award at the Chelsea Flower Show for their entry, ‘Small is Beautiful’.
Students from Capel Manor College have won Gold at the ‘Young Gardener of the Year’ competition as part of the Ideal Homes Show 2014.
A new quiet room for students had its grand opening on Wednesday the 19th March at the Enfield campus of Capel Manor College.
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.
Several schools participating in the Grow Your Own Potatoes Campaign came together at Capel Manor College on Tuesday 18 June, to tip out their crops in front of an audience of garden writers and broadcasters.
Joseph Rochford Gardens Ltd one of the longest trade plant cash and carry centres in the country, delivers a challenge by The Garden Media Guild to design a garden, including all their favourite plants.
Student Services are pleased to announce that Capel Manor’s North Enfield Foodbank collection held last week was a huge success collecting 196 items altogether.
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.