May 10, 2013 - 09:24
Jenny Wegley

Age

31

Job Title

Senior Manger of Trials and Greenhouse

Company

Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Society, Dallas, Texas

Accomplishments

Responsible for managing trialing program with more than 7,000 trial entries looking for the best varieties for extreme climates; Named as an All-American Selections flower and bedding plant judge in 2012

Extracurricular

Favorite food: “TexMex! Not Mexican. There is a difference!” Hobbies: Gardening, jigsaw puzzles and watching Dallas Stars hockey games.

Fun Fact

Jenny has owned her Felco #8 pruners for more than 13 years. She scrimped and saved to buy them very early in her horticulture career while working at a very small nursery and she always knows where they are! “They are my longest relationship to date!”