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Student Profile – Callum McRobbie

Callum McRobbie from Portsmouth is in his second year at SRUC Edinburgh studying Garden Design. Callum is part of this year’s team that will be displaying a garden on College Street at Gardening Scotland. Here he tells us a bit more about himself and what he is looking forward to at the event.

Describe yourself: I like to think of myself as a people person, bringing passion and enthusiasm to everything I do. Callum M

Favorite design style: Naturalist/Modernist

Design Icon: Raymond Jungles, I am particularly inspired by Raymond’s design for Coconut Grove Florida. In the way the artificial landforms and man-made surfaces are balanced together to create a certain harmony.

What’s your motto? “Audentes fortuna iuvat.” (“Fortune favors the bold”)

What are you most looking forward to at Gardening Scotland? I’m looking forward to seeing the diversity of designs as well as different plant combinations.

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