Holly Scoggins is an Associate Professor of Horticulture at Virginia Tech and the Director of the Hahn Horticulture Garden, a six-acre teaching and display garden on campus. Her academic background in horticulture includes B.S. and M.S. from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. from N.C. State. She teaches undergraduate courses in herbaceous landscape plants, ornamental plant production and marketing, greenhouse management, and public gardens maintenance and management. Her research is primarily in perennial plant production and propagation. She received the Perennial Plant Association's 2008 Academic Award for exceptional leadership in education to students and industry members.