Milwaukee County Horticultural Staff

Boerner Botanical Gardens are part of the Milwaukee County Parks system and are designed and maintained year-round by a dedicated, professional horticultural staff

Visit the Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture website for more information.

Garden Staff

Garden Director – Shirley Dommer Walczak

Horticulturist in Charge – Dave Wanninger

Perennial Garden & Visitor’s Center, Peonies Garden  Horticulturist Ben Habanek

Herb Garden, Heirloom Garden, & Rose Garden, Daylilly Path – Horticulturist Peggy Gibbs-Zautke

Annual Garden, Shrub Mall, & Rock Garden, Rain Harvest – Horticulturist Isaac Palmer

Trial Garden – Horticulturist Jessica Cloninger

Office Administration Boerner/Wehr Judy Faja