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Garden Design

Belinda Love

Eat Play Love Garden

Ahead of Gardening Scotland, which takes place between the 1st and 3rd June at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, we caught up with some of SRUC’s students who will...

A concept sketch of A Wee Natural Gallery

A Wee Natural Gallery

Hot on the heels of last year’s multiple award-winning show garden Hortus Homicida, the 2018 Garden Design students are back at Gardening Scotland this year with their entry entitled “A...

Amie Routledge at Gardening Scotland

Amie Routledge – Garden Design HND

Amie studied architecture at Newcastle University and had worked in a commercial practice for a number of years. After qualifying, Amie found that architecture failed to fulfil her creative drive...

What you will need SRUC wildflower mix

Grow Your Career

If you attended the Grow Your Careers event at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens today you may have picked up a packet of SRUC Wildflower Seeds. Find out the benefits of ...

CABEC group photo 2018


Construction and Built Environment Challenge – CABEC On Thursday 11th January, ten schools from across Edinburgh and the Lothians arrived at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange ready and eager to compete...

Red flowers in a garden

SRUC Advent Calendar: 22nd December

Garden Design is a highly rewarding discipline that requires attention to detail, plant knowledge, technical competence and artistic flair. It is recognised as a profession in its own right and...

Three variations of Poinsettias

SRUC Advent Calendar: 12th December

Did you know that December 12th is Poinsettia day? The day marks the death of J.R. Poinsett, an American botanist who sent cutting of the poinsettia plant he discovered in southern Mexico...

Tree from ECLAS conference in Greenwich

SRUC lecturer presents at ECLAS

SRUC Edinburgh Garden and Greenspace Design lecturer, Gerard O’Brien recently presented at the annual conference of ECLAS – European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools.  This year’s conference was titled Creation/Reaction (

Eleanor MacIntosh being presented with her STEM comptetition award.

STEM Competition 2017

Earlier this year, we worked in cojunction with STEM Learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to run a competition open to secondary school students. The idea was that the participants...