Keri Byrum

About Keri Byrum

Keri is a horticulture professional who now gardens in Iowa. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Delaware where she completed the Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture. Her work experience includes SeaWorld Orlando, University of Florida Extension, and Harry P. Leu Gardens in Orlando.


Education and Certifications

Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture
Florida Certified Horticulture Professional
Masters of Science degree from the University of Delaware
Bachelors degree from the University of Northern Iowa


Favorite Plants

Now in her zone 5 garden, Keri keeps her love of tropical plants going with a large collection of succulents and houseplants. Bromeliads, caladiums, and elephant ears all seem to find a home in her tropical midwestern garden.

Most Popular Articles Published

Planting Loropetalum

Pruning Loropetalum

Fertilizing Loropetalum in Pots