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Scott Beuerlein is the Manager of Botanical Garden Outreach at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, where he is involved in plant trialing, the Zoo's Best Plants for Pollinators Program, and education programs. He is a plant-aholic, tree geek, and obsessed with the positive impact more and better horticulture can play in all people's lives. He does many talks around the region and beyond. He also writes the Deep Roots column for Horticulture Magazine, is a Partner in the influential and highly respected Garden Rant blogsite and rants approximately once a month, and writes the Only in Ohio column for Ohio Gardener Magazine. He has also published dozens of articles in various magazines. Scott graduated from Xavier University with a Communication Arts. He is an ISA Certified Arborist and an ONLA Certified Landscape Technician.


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Stuff I am, Did, Or Do

  • Chairperson, Boone County Arboretum Collections Committee  (
  • Board Member/Founding Chair of Taking Root  (
  • Board Member/Past-President, CFGA ( 
  • Board Member/Past Chair Northern Kentucky Urban & Community Forestry (
  • ​Past Chair Rare Plant Auction, Civic Garden Center of Cincinnati
  • Member, International Plant Propagators Society Public Relations Committee
  • Member, Garden Writers of America
  • Member, Green Industry Conference Planning Committee
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • ONLA Certified Landscape Technician