Garden Design

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Red flowers in a garden

SRUC Advent Calendar: 22nd December

Garden Design is a highly rewarding discipline that requires attention to detail, plant knowledge, technical competence and artistic flair. It is recognised as a profession in its own right and...

Frances Tophill

Six Amazing Careers Your SRUC Education Could Lead To

An SRUC education will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to move confidently into your chosen career. However, here are six careers you may not have considered that...

Tree from ECLAS conference in Greenwich

SRUC lecturer presents at ECLAS

SRUC Edinburgh Garden and Greenspace Design lecturer, Gerard O’Brien recently presented at the annual conference of ECLAS – European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools.  This year’s conference was titled Creation/Reaction (


School pupils enjoy a Kickstart at SRUC

School pupils from schools across the south east and south west of Scotland enjoyed a day of interactive workshops at the  Edinburgh campus of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). The Kickstart...

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”...