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Crystal Rennicke

location-pin Greendale, Wisconsin

School: Wisconsin Lutheran College, 2005

Expertise: Birding, gardening

Crystal Rennicke

  • Former editor for Birds & Blooms (2007-2011)
  • Writer for We Are Teachers


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.


Bachelor of arts degree in English from Wisconsin Lutheran College

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