Horticulture

SRUC students involved in Seafield project with Here + Now

Gerard O’Brien is a lecturer at SRUC’s Edinburgh campus and teaches on the HND in Garden Design and degree in Garden and Greenspace Design. Gerard also has a studio where he...

Kickstart

School pupils enjoy a Kickstart at SRUC

School pupils from schools across the south east and south west of Scotland enjoyed a day of interactive workshops at the  Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The Kickstart...

Bedding flower display in Cupar, Fife

SRUC Elmwood creates eye-catching display in Cupar

SRUC Elmwood campus horticultural staff and students have been creating an eye catching floral display on the East road leading into Cupar town centre. The impressive bedding carpet was designed...

SRUC Elmwood Campus 2017 prizewinners

SRUC Elmwood Campus Prizewinners 2017

SRUC Elmwood Campus recently held their awards ceremony.  The event recognised and celebrated individual achievements of their further education students in an afternoon event held in the Elmwood Campus, Cupar....

SRUC Oatridge WW1 allotment garden at the Royal Highland Show 2017

Oatridge WW1 allotment at Royal Highland Show

Students at SRUC Oatridge campus will be showcasing their WW1 allotment project at this year’s Royal Highland Show within the Countryside Cottage demonstration area. The allotment is part of a...

Focus on Garden Design feature

Focus on Garden Design

For two years in a row, students at SRUC Edinburgh studying Garden Design have taken home gold medals from the annual Gardening Scotland event. If you’re a budding garden design...

SRUC Garden Design students pose with their gold certificate

Gold for Hortus Homicida

Garden Design students have excelled themselves with their creativity and imagination as their mysterious “murder garden” won a Gold Award at Gardening Scotland. Their Tudor themed show garden “Hortus Homicida”...

Dancers at SRUC Elmwood dancing on the front lawn

Record numbers at SRUC Elmwood Open Day

“It was great to see so many people from the local community supporting our open day. There was a great deal of interest in our facilities and our courses. The glorious weather, our fantastic gardens and grounds and the many activities organised by our students and staff made the day a very memorable one. I look forward to more of the same for next year. “

A wheelbarrow of flowers at SRUC Elmwood

SRUC – A Horticulturist’s Dream?

It’s official. SRUC is the place to study horticulture. Maybe we’re biased in that, but we do have the word of some very excellent students who agree with that point!...