Horticulture

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...

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,...

Kevin Keith, SRUC Elmwood Student,

Kevin Keith reaches Young Horticulturalist of the Year finals

HNC Horticulture Student Kevin Keith from SRUC Elmwood has reached the Scottish Finals of the Charted Institute of Horticulture’s (CIH) Young Horticulturalist of the Year. The annual competition is open...

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...