jennifer schultz nelson

Adjunct Instructor, Crop Sciences, UIUC


Jennifer Schultz Nelson received her Ph.D. in Horticulture from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2003 and worked as a U of I Extension Horticulture Educator from 2004-2016. She shares her life-long love of gardening with others on Mid-American Gardener, as a columnist in the Decatur Herald & Review and through her blog Grounded and Growing. She shares the good, bad and ugly of her own garden in hopes that she can be like a helpful neighbor to her readers and help them have a successful garden. She is also an adjunct instructor in Crop Sciences at UIUC.