Lynne Holland

Lynne HollandHorticulture Professional
24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252-1505
Phone:  207.581.8200

Lynne coordinates the Master Gardener Volunteers for three counties: Androscoggin, Sagadahoc and Kennebec. She is also part of the Maine Harvest for Hunger Team and co-chairs the Pollinator Friendly-Garden Project, a collaboration with UNH to certify gardens in both states that model pollinator-friendly biodiversity in the garden.

Lynne’s education has been intertwined with work experience throughout her career. She has worked in most facets of Ornamental Horticulture from growing field flowers for a farm stand to managing floral operations for the largest privately held grocery chain in Texas. The bulk of Lynne’s experience is in Mass Market floral operations, purchasing, and sales. Hands-on experience includes floral design, gleaning and managing multiple social media accounts.


  • Associates Degree in Ornamental Horticulture, 1980, Triton College, Illinois
  • Associates Degree in Marketing, 1981, Triton College, Illinois
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, 1984, Elmhurst College

Work related Certificates:

  • Certificate in Floral Design from the American School of Floral Arts (Chicago, IL)
  • Permaculture Short Course Training (2011 Resilience Hub-Portland Maine)
  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training (2012 Cumberland County)
  • Yardscaping Training (2013 Cumberland County)
  • Sustainable Landscape Training (2014 US Botanic Garden Web Course)

Professional Organizations:

  • Harvest for Hunger and Hunger Dialogue
  • Maine Gleaning Network
  • Merrymeeting Food Council Chairperson
  • Resilience Hub
  • Friends of Casco Bay
  • Master Gardener Volunteer
  • Produce Marketing Association
  • Merrymeeting Food Council Steering Committee
  • Floral Marketing Association