Garden Design

Elmwood Campus garden in bloom

National Gardening Week 2017

Is there anything more amazing than the sight of a well-maintained garden, full of life? No? Didn’t think so. From Monday April 10th – Sunday April 16th, gardeners across the...

Barry and Dave allotment club poster

Free courses for green fingers

Spring has sprung and the grass has ris… We wonder where the peoples is. For green-fingered Fifers, there are some great opportunities to brush up on your gardening skills that...

Hortus Homicida garden design layout sketch

Hortus Homicida garden design

Our Garden Design students, preparing for Gardening Scotland later this year, have produced the concept sketch for their show garden, entitled Hortus Homicida.   Produced by project leader Heath Urquhart,...

The Garden Design students posing at the Kings Buildings in Edinburgh

Hortus Homicida – breaking news

On the morning of February 10, 1567, the bodies of Henry Stuart aka Lord Darnley, and his valet William Taylor were found dead orchard of Kirk O Field in Edinburgh, which...

Hortus Homicida Logo

Hortus Homicida – on location in Edinburgh’s Old Town!

Anouska Curzon, MSRO at SRUC Edinburgh Campus, shares her account of filming the teaser video for the Hortus Homicida show garden. When the theme of this year’s show garden for...

First year agriculture students visit the cow mart

1st year Edinburgh courses begin with visits

First years at the SRUC Edinburgh Campus began their courses this year with a practical visit related to their subject area. Animal Science, Garden Design, Plantsmanship and Horticulture students headed...