Crystal Rennicke

Crystal Rennicke

location-pin Greendale, Wisconsin

School: Wisconsin Lutheran College, 2005

Expertise: Birding, gardening

Crystal Rennicke

  • Former senior editor for Birds & Blooms.
  • Published a number of articles for the brand, including how to grow a chemical-free garden, the mental and physical health benefits of gardening and berry plants you can grow in pots.
  • Bachelor of arts degree in English from Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Experience

Crystal Rennicke is a freelance writer and editor from Wisconsin. Previously she worked as a senior editor for Birds & Blooms, and has written about a number of topics for the brand, including how to grow a chemical-free garden, the mental and physical health benefits of gardening and berry plants you can grow in pots. Rennicke is fascinated by the journey of the monarch butterfly and her bucket list includes a trip to their wintering grounds in Mexico.

Education

Bachelor of arts degree in English from Wisconsin Lutheran College

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Articles

The Ultimate Guide to a Dog Friendly Backyard

Discover how to design a garden or landscape with dogs in mind. A dog friendly backyard keeps your furry pals safe, happy, and healthy.

Gardening for Tough Northern and Southern Locations

Living in the far north or south can make for tough growing conditions, but we've got tips for easy gardening in these tricky spots.

Top 10 Year Round Flowers and Perennial Plants

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year round flowers and perennial plants.