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Change Your Path

You know how the saying goes “Find a job you love and you will never work another day in your life”. Confucius, the wise Chinese philosopher makes that sound easy…

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Goth Gardening Tips

Today is World Goth Day and, with the help of the members of the popular Facebook Group “Goth Gardening”, we have compiled a list of the top goth plants based…

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Fire Safety Training at Oatridge

A group of National Certificate in Horse Care students at SRUC Oatridge Campus participated in an afternoon of “Fire Safety Awareness” training.  This linked in with their Safe Working Practices…

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Team Bayet – John and Mags

Here we meet Bayet garden designer John Thoumire and team mate Mags Wright. Name: John Thoumire Describe yourself: I am an avid traveller who loves to read, write and garden….

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Meet the College Street Students – Team Bayet

Introducing Team ‘Bayet’, an Arabic word meaning ‘home’. Their design focuses on the migrant crisis in the middle-east and specifically the importance of gardening for those fleeing war-torn homes to…

College Street Students – Luisa from Team Home

Italian Garden Design student Luisa Grassi is a member of Team Home, one of the student groups designing and constructing a front garden on College Street at this year’s Gardening…

College Street Students – Team Home Profiles

Meet Victoria and Shaun from Team Home, who are looking forward to the experience of displaying a show garden at Gardening Scotland Name: Victoria Wren Describe yourself: Conscientious, creative and adventurous….

Meet the College Street Students

This week is National Gardening Week and, with Gardening Scotland just one month away, it’s the perfect time to introduce the Garden Design students behind this year’s show gardens. Here we…

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Walk on the wild side

Students are set to take a walk on the wild side following a collaboration between Scotland’s Rural College and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Classes could use immersive…

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Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month. Whether you’re feeling that your mental health is excellent or that things are not so good, we can all struggle with the sense of feeling…

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SWGS Scholarship spots student talent

Student, Kobus Stander, has won a £2,000 South West Growers Show (SWGS) Sponsored Scholarship.Part of the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Scholarship Season, this award supports commercial and production horticulture by…