Horticulture

Grow Careers Event Blossoms at The Botanical Gardens

Wednesday 20th February saw Edinburgh’s Botanical Gardens host a series of speeches from world renowned horticulturalists as part of the ever popular ‘Grow Careers’ day. The event, aimed at raising...

team Bayet

College Street Party

This year marks 20 years of Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh and to mark the occasion, this year will see the introduction of a brand new...

Gardening Scotland 2019- Oatridge entries

Oatridge has announced its first team to represent the campus at this year’s Gardening Scotland event running from May 31st- June 2nd. The team, which is led by Elizabeth Callaghan, is...

Oatridge Student is Carter-Patterson medal recipient

Tyler Tovey, who began his journey with us at Oatridge as a certificate student, has been awarded the prestigious Carter-Patterson medal by the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society(RCHS). When Tyler first...

Chinchilas

Out of the Blue (Monday)

The third Monday of January has been awarded the gloomy name Blue Monday due to a combination of post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and financial woes. As SRUC offers courses...

Gareth Austin

Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

SRUC Oatridge’s Pathway users win pallet garden prize

Pathways service users from Linlithgow won a silver gilt for their pallet Garden at Gardening Scotland. The pallet garden was on display all Saturday and Saturday at the event at...

RAF Carpet display in Cupar

Students’ RAF floral display is a soaring achievement

Elmwood Campus created a stunning display to recognise and celebrate 100 years of the RAF and the work of RAFA (Royal Air Force Association) and their work in the community....

Bric-A-Brac Beach Balcony Garden

Gardening Scotland Pop-Up gardens

Along with our show garden A Wee Natural Gallery, students from all of our horticulture-teaching campuses (Edinburgh, Elmwood and Oatridge) produced stunning pop-up gardens to display at Gardening Scotland. All...