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Horticulture

Horticulture with Plantsmanship Specialist Project

Specialist Project Overview by Horticulture with Plantsmanship student Rebecca Cross During the second year of Horticulture with Plantsmanship, students have the opportunity to carry out a specialist project and undertake...

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A Day in the Life of a Garden Design Student

SRUC Edinburgh Garden Design student Kristyna Andrlova shares her day with us. It’s morning! So cold it makes you want to stay in the bed all day. Then I look...

From Guest House to Glass House

Kristyna Andrlova previously worked as a Front Office Manager in the hospitality industry and, although she enjoyed her job, she always wanted to return to education. A love of nature...

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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...

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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...