Jennifer Brennan is currently a Horticulture Information Specialist at Chalet Home & Garden in Wilmette, Illinois. She spent 32 years as a staff horticulturist at Chalet Nursery and was responsible for sales in all areas – nursery, stock, perennials, annuals and related gardening products. She has spent 7 years as a continuing education instructor at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Teaching courses in groundcovers, vines, perennials, container gardening, herbs, bulbs and gardening with children, and 4 years as a staff horticulturist in the Plant Information Office at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
She's a member of The Perennial Plant Association; member of the Board of The Perennial Plant Association; and President of the Board of the Perennial Plant Association.
She earned a B.S. Degree in Ornamental Horticulture with a minor in Botany from the Univ. of Illinois where she learned woody plant materials from Dr. Michael Dirr.
She has been interviewed by many prestigious television news outlets and is currently a Horticulture correspondent for the local ABC-TV affiliate, WLS - Channel 7 Morning News and working monthly with Tracy Butler, Morning News weather anchor, live on the WLS-TV Streaming Channel from 7AM to 8AM.