Horticulture

SRUC Oatridge WW1 allotment garden at the Royal Highland Show 2017

Oatridge WW1 allotment at Royal Highland Show

Students at SRUC Oatridge campus will be showcasing their WW1 allotment project at this year’s Royal Highland Show within the Countryside Cottage demonstration area. The allotment is part of a...

Focus on Garden Design feature

Focus on Garden Design

For two years in a row, students at SRUC Edinburgh studying Garden Design have taken home gold medals from the annual Gardening Scotland event. If you’re a budding garden design...

SRUC Garden Design students pose with their gold certificate

Gold for Hortus Homicida

Garden Design students have excelled themselves with their creativity and imagination as their mysterious “murder garden” won a Gold Award at Gardening Scotland. Their Tudor themed show garden “Hortus Homicida”...

Dancers at SRUC Elmwood dancing on the front lawn

Record numbers at SRUC Elmwood Open Day

“It was great to see so many people from the local community supporting our open day. There was a great deal of interest in our facilities and our courses. The glorious weather, our fantastic gardens and grounds and the many activities organised by our students and staff made the day a very memorable one. I look forward to more of the same for next year. “

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!...

Four facts for St. Patrick’s Day

It’s St. Patrick’s Day today which has become something of a global phenomenon where “everyone is Irish” and synonymous with imbibing “too much sherbet”, so to speak. However, the day...

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...