After 14 years at its helm, Holly Shimizu is leaving the U.S. Botanic Garden this week, retiring to a life of…to be determined. (Wild guess – some gardening, and somehow pursuing her passion for conservation.) She tells me there will be a national search for her replacement, so spread to word to worthy horticulturalist/administrators you may know. Holly’s shoes won’t be easy to fill.
I ran into Holly last week at the USBG’s Earth Day celebration and when I heard her big news, I decided that her retirement send-off needed a little video. So this one’s for Holly. Hope she likes swing music![youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QEG1ETrS4M&list=PLxOETdjyLTLKAdS6KcGKPAsr2ZNwbuiRE&feature=share[/youtube] Posted by Susan Harris on April 29, 2014 at 8:19 am, in the category Real Gardens.