Cindy Brown

Cindy Brown is the Manager of Horticulture Collections Management and Education at Smithsonian Gardens, a position she has held since 2010. Brown leads a talented team overseeing Smithsonian Gardens’ archives, object and living collections, education, and web and social media. She has worked in the field of horticulture since 1993, beginning her career in a nursery and serendipitously discovering the world of public gardens. Currently, her project is the development of the Community of Gardens initiative, a website and mobile app 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.