Horticulture

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Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming

Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming (Pass with Distinction) – Aberdeen via distance learning Jennifer, who made a career change from music to organic horticulture, graduated top of her class despite...

The Joy of Indoor Plants

Horticulture lecturer Ruth Vichos shares her houseplant collection and offers some advice on how best to look after each variety. The Jungle Velvet Prayer Plant (Calathea warscewiczii) has large velvety...

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Student Profile – Terence Falla

Terrance Falla studied the NC in Horticulture with Landscape Construction at the SRUC Oatridge Campus. Here he tells us what he enjoyed most about the course and his plans since...

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Student Profile – Will Purdom

Will Purdom from Lowestoft in Suffolk decided to study Horticulture with Plantsmanship at SRUC to broaden his knowledge of the industry. “The reason for studying the course was to further...

Student Profile – Inés Isern del Barrio

Inés Isern del Barrio from Madrid is a 2nd year Garden Design student at SRUC Edinburgh and is part of the Life Line team who will be taking a show garden...

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Student Profile – Dominika Fularczyk

Dominika Anna Fularczyk is from Darlowo in Poland which is a small, seaside town in the north of Poland at the Baltic Sea. Dominika is studying Garden Design at SRUC...

Lee McPherson

Lee McPherson – photo shoots to new roots

Photographer-turned-gardener Lee McPherson jumped at the opportunity to increase his horticultural knowledge when his employer, East Lothian Council, offered him the chance to do a course in Parks, Gardens and...

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...

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A Design for Life

This year’s show garden entry to Gardening Scotland by 2nd year Garden Design students at SRUC Edinburgh is called Lifeline and focuses on the protection of plants and life. As...

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Garden of Life

Garden Design students from SRUC Edinburgh will be breathing life in to their show garden entry at this year’s Gardening Scotland event. Now in it’s second year, the College Street...