Hortus Homicida

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...

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”...

A wheelbarrow of flowers at SRUC Elmwood

SRUC – A Horticulturist’s Dream?

It’s official. SRUC is the place to study horticulture. Maybe we’re biased in that, but we do have the word of some very excellent students who agree with that point!...

Hortus Homicida garden design layout sketch

Hortus Homicida garden design

Our Garden Design students, preparing for Gardening Scotland later this year, have produced the concept sketch for their show garden, entitled Hortus Homicida.   Produced by project leader Heath Urquhart,...

The Garden Design students posing at the Kings Buildings in Edinburgh

Hortus Homicida – breaking news

On the morning of February 10, 1567, the bodies of Henry Stuart aka Lord Darnley, and his valet William Taylor were found dead orchard of Kirk O Field in Edinburgh, which...

Hortus Homicida Logo

Hortus Homicida – on location in Edinburgh’s Old Town!

Anouska Curzon, MSRO at SRUC Edinburgh Campus, shares her account of filming the teaser video for the Hortus Homicida show garden. When the theme of this year’s show garden for...