Author: Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown is the Manager of Horticulture Collections Management and Education at Smithsonian Gardens, a position she has held since 2010. Cindy leads a talented team overseeing Smithsonian Gardens’ archives, object and living collections, education, and web/social media. Currently, her most exciting project is the development of the Community of Gardens initiative, a website for sharing share stories about gardens and green spaces and cultivating a deeper understanding, and appreciation of, the role gardens play in keeping communities healthy, happy, and connected.

Since the start of the pandemic, people all over the world have increased their time spent with nature.  (Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute)