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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...

A wintry landscape scene

SRUC Advent Calendar: December 10th

I am dreaming of a white Christmas… Are you? 1 in 6 Christmases in Scotland are white Christmases. And I personally love it.  It contributes to the overall atmosphere at...

Freshwater Environment Trip to Loch of Strathbeg & River Dee

  One of the modules included in the Countryside Management HND course is Freshwater Environments: Management and Protection. Scotland is a wet country with plenty of rain, as everyone knows,...

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...

The Beechgrove Garden and film crew at Elmwood Golf Course

Beechgrove’s Carol reminisces on her time at Elmwood

The popular Beechgrove Garden television show has been filming at Elmwood Golf Course recently as part of their roadshow series. The programme, which will be broadcast on September 14th, highlights...

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...

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!...