The School of Horticulture from Capel Manor College was delighted to achieve a prestigious Silver-Gilt Award (just one place off Gold) for their unique stumpery garden, entitled Stumped?, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week.
Once again Provender Nurseries have selected a winning garden design from applications for a Garden Design competition held at Capel Manor College.
Capel Manor College’s saddlery students took a field trip to the Royal Mews last week to meet The Queen’s personal Harness Maker, find out more about the Royal working stables and catch up with Kirsty, a former Capel student who is now an apprentice at the Royal Mews.
Capel Manor College staff and students are turning the garden world upside down with their plans for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Multi-million pound investment in flagship learning centres for the care of animals and the natural environment in London.
Capel Manor College’s sustainable garden at the Ideal Home Show in Olympia is awarded Silver Gilt in the Young Gardeners of the Year Awards 2015.
New Farm Shop at Forty Hall Farm, Enfield, is officially opened by Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles OBE.
The annual competition celebrates young ‘green’ talent and sees six of the UK’s leading horticultural colleges go head-to-head to create a show-stopping sustainable garden that will be visited by thousands at the Ideal Home Show.
‘Foundations for Growth’ is based around the journey students take through their education and reflects the hard work and determination to succeed.
A Valentine’s Day gift of chocolates or flowers is traditional for star-crossed lovers everywhere, but if you must choose, which is the surest way to your loved-one’s heart? Head of Floristry at Capel Manor College, Natalie Revett, makes the case for flowers.
Former Capel Manor College garden design students Patricia Thirion and Janet Honour, are creating a garden inspired by the Magna Carta 800th anniversary.
Hannah Schlotter has received a £1,000 student scholarship from the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF).
BETA International 2015 is putting skill and craftsmanship firmly in the spotlight as its annual saddlery competitions – organised by the Society of Master Saddlers – take centre stage in the show’s vibrant Saddlery Pavilion.
Capel Manor Level 2 and 3 Diploma students have created two amazing floral dresses for Cancer Research UK, Women of Influence event, which was held at the British Museum on December 3rd 2014.
Capel Manor students Sarah Jarman and Sofia Marcotti were presented with certificates and a £250 award by the Worshipful Company of Gardeners on November 11th at the guild’s Autumn Court Dinner in Drapers’ Hall, London.
Capel Manor College is getting set for the Young Gardeners of the Year 2015 after winning gold and the ‘People’s Choice Award’ in the Ideal Home Show competition last year.
Thanks to Capel Manor College, we shipped in some hissing cockroaches, a snake and an emperor scorpion and challenged Mr Guetta to get up close and personal with these creatures.
Capel Manor floristry students were set the task of creating the main altar showpiece for the St Albans Flower Festival, which took place in September.
Manor Flowers Manager Joan Hutchings, putting the final touches to the funeral tribute for Her Grace the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire who sadly died on Wednesday 24th September 2014.
Capel Manor College’s horticultural student Samantha Jackson is the 2014 winner of Mr Fothergill’s Award for the student who has demonstrated the highest skills in plant care.
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.
THE creativity and hard work of a Ranmore Common gardener has earned her recognition at a popular show.
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.
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.