Horticulture

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...

Michael Clark, NC Horticulture and SVQ Level3 Parks, Gardens and Green spaces graduate.

Michael Clark – Horticulture

Michael Clark, a mature student from Milton of Balgonie, recently started his own business after completing NC Horticulture and SVQ Level3 Parks, Gardens and Green spaces, and winning the class...

It’s Carrot Day!

The 4th April is International Carrot Day so here’s our celebration of one of Britain’s favourite vegetables. Did you know, one carrot gives you the energy for 10-15 minutes of...

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...

Christina Smith in the Glasshouse

Christina Smith – Horticulture BSc

Christina was always curious about plants and the techniques and methods used to create different outcomes. Curious to learn more, Christina attended a night course at the Royal Botanic Gardens...

SRUC student Jennifer Wright up a tree in PPE

A Blossoming Career

An uncertain Jennifer Wright, unsure on what to study after school has blossomed, bloomed and grown into a successful young woman. After leaving Queen Anne High school in Dunfermline Jennifer...

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...

Donald Ferguson

Donald Ferguson, BSc (HONS) Horticulture

Donald Ferguson had previously spent 7 years abroad so when he returned home he wanted to be involved in an industry away from the office environment. He was always interested...

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 ...

Sophie in lab

Sophie Wright – Student Profile

Sophie Wright from Edinburgh discovered her passion for horticulture whilst gardening for her elderly neighbour and her family. Looking to take that passion further Sophie started at SRUC to study...