May 10, 2013 - 09:06
Matt Taylor



Job Title

Research Coordinator


Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pa.


Two-time winner of the OFA Alex Laurie Award for applied floriculture research; Responsible for management of the research budget, the plant curatorial and records office, Longwood Gardens’ plant conservation and exploration programs, tissue culture and soils labs and multiple research projects


Hobbies: Gardening, skiing, cooking, golf and tailgating before Penn State University football games; Favorite Flick: Happy Gilmore

Fun Fact

Matt and his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, recently purchased a new home and the aspiring handyman is renovating every room in the house himself.