Nancy Clifton is an ornamental horticulturist with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois. Nancy has worn several hats while working at the Chicago Botanic Garden. She has worked as a plant information specialist, horticultural writer and, is currently Horticulture Program Specialist. Having worked at the Garden for over twenty years, she has been featured in newspaper interviews and local television gardening segments. She is a horticultural expert for WGN –TV’s “Botanic Backyard”—the Chicago Botanic Garden’s weekly garden segment.