Garden Design

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Gardening Scotland- Oatridge team Two reveal plans

Oatridge’s second entry into this year’s Gardening Scotland has shared its intended design with us, hinting at a practical yet high-end feel. Ryan Love, landscaping lecturer at Oatridge and Team...

From Banker to Garden Designer

Margaret Wright worked for RBS for more than 30 years, latterly as a project manager after joining the bank straight from school age 17. In 2016 she was given the...

Cakes

Blooming Great Bake Sale

SRUC 2nd Year Garden Design students channelled their creativity into baking up a splendid array of sweet and savoury treats; holding a bake sale in the SRUC arcade this week.  ...

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...

Gerard O'Brien

Book Week Scotland

For Book Week Scotland we asked staff and students at Scotland’s Rural College to tell us about a book that they love. We start the week with a brilliant recommendation...

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...

What is Kokedama?

SRUC students and staff had a great time at Gardening Scotland recently helping members of the public make beautiful Kokedama – Japanese moss balls. Small plants have their root balls wrapped...

Kobus Stander in the SRUC Edinburgh Glasshouse

Engage with Eat Play Love

SRUC Horticulture student Kobus Stander is part of the Eat Play Love team who will be displaying a pop-up garden at this weekend’s Gardening Scotland at the Royal Highland Centre...

Bric-A-Brac Balcony Beach Garden

SRUC Horticulture student Shaun Dowse will be displaying at Gardening Scotland with his pop-up garden titled Bric-A-Brac Balcony Beach Garden. Cultivate found out more about the inspiration behind the garden...

Kateryna SRUC garden

Eat Play Love at Gardening Scotland

Cultivate caught up with SRUC Horticulture student Kateryna Sydorova who is part of the team behind the pop-up garden Eat Play Love which will be on display at Gardening Scotland...