Brenda Wegner Brenda Wegner is a Better Homes & Gardens contributor with over 10 years of experience in the publishing industry, where her work focuses around DIY and Home Improvement articles. Alongside working with Better Homes & Gardens, Brenda was a Financial Technical Writer and a Sales Development coordinator where she created training materials for her company.Brenda attended Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa. During her time at Grand View University, she got a Bachelor of Arts where she majored in English, Journalism, and Communications. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.