Holly Scoggins, Associate Professor

Ph.D. North Carolina State University, 1999

M.S. University of Georgia, 1996

B.S University of Georgia, 1991

B.S University of Georgia, 1984

Interest Areas: hop production, public horticulture, production and landscape use of perennials, annuals, and tropicals, greenhouse management, nursery production

Dr. Scoggins teaches courses in ornamental plant production, herbaceous landscape plants, greenhouse management, and public gardens maintenance and management. Her research interests include improving greenhouse and nursery production systems for herbaceous perennials with an emphasis on propagation, nutrition and rhizosphere management.  Her extension work includes information for home gardeners as well as greenhouse and nursery grows.

Courses: HORT 3345 & 3346 Herbaceous Landscape Plants I & II, HORT 4324 Greenhouse Management (online), and HORT 4614 Ornamental Plant Production & Marketing.

Awards: 2007 Certificate of Teaching Excellence, 2008 Academic of the Year (Perennial Plant Association), and 2012 Professional of the Year– Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association