Keri Byrum

Keri Byrum
Speaker, Author, Photographer



~ Speaker, Author, Photographer ~

K eri is a native Iowan now living in Orlando, Florida. She hasn’t left her farm life too far behind, and most afternoons Keri can often be found working in her yard with two pugs and three chickens following behind (or just trying to get them back in their pen!). If you are new to Florida from other parts of the country She hopes that you will find some helpful information here for adjusting to a unique gardening environment.

With an eye for great plants and passion for design, Keri Byrum is as comfortable speaking to a group of color in the garden as she is covered in dirt. She is an accomplished speaker, author, and photographer for gardening and landscaping

If you are looking for an exciting and enthusiastic speaker for your group, you have found the person! Keri brings her energy and passion for plants and landscaping to life as she discusses her topics with homeowners and industry professionals alike. She is a regular contributor to several local publications as well as Florida Gardening magazine. Keri has appeared on Central Florida Gardening TV and regularly joins the Better Lawns and Gardens radio program. She writes a column called “Miss Smarty Pants.”

Keri has lived in Florida for over eight years and has become a strong advocate for the horticulture and landscaping industry. Her experience includes working in horticulture for one of Orlando’s largest theme parks and also as an educator for the University of Florida IFAS Extension. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and is a graduate of the Longwood Graduate Program in Public Horticulture at the University of Delaware.