Contact Us

Please Note: As our horticultural staff are busy in the Garden, we are not able to respond to home gardening questions.

Mailing Address

Devonian Botanic Garden
University of Alberta
1A University Campus NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1

Please Note: The above is a mailing address only. The Garden is located on Hwy 60, 5 km north of Devon, Alberta

Staff Directory


Dr. Lee Foote
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2233

Ruby Swanson
Managing Director 
Phone:(780) 987-3054 x2230

Ben Schmidt
Personnel/Payroll and Financial Administrator
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2245


Emma Ausford
Kids in the Garden Program Coordinator
(780) 987-3054 x2226

Deb Greiner
Green School Coordinator
Phone:(780) 987-3054 x2227

Jerlynn Rycroft
Adult Program Coordinator
(780) 987-3054 x2227

Justine Jenkins-Crumb
Master Gardener Program Coordinator / Horticulturist
(780) 987-3054 x2229


Laura Caddy 
Head of Horticulture
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2234

Sherrie Benson
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2260

Len Chambers
Horticulturist, KJG
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2236

Barry Greig 
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2235

Weddings, Facility Rentals and Special Events

Georgina Bull
Weddings, Facility Rentals and Special Event Coordinator
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2223

Media, Marketing and Communications

Kerry Mulholland
Communications & Marketing Coordinator / Media Inquiries 
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2224

Paul Swanson
DBG Staff Photographer
(780) 987-3054 x2221


Dr. Rene Belland 
Curator, Plant Herbarium / DBG DataSystems Manager / Renewable Resources
Phone: (780) 987-3054 x2240

Emma Ausford
Kids in the Garden Program Coordinator
(780) 987-3054 ext. 2226