Create wonderful.

Blooming flowers, productive gardens, and towering trees.

Create wonderful.

Blooming flowers, productive gardens, and towering trees.

Plant a tree.

Where expertise abounds, growth thrives.

Healthy salads, tomato slices for hamburgers and crisp cucumbers get their start here. Apple pies, cherry cobbler, and mouthwatering peaches begin their life in your orchard with our advice. Pollinators, dragonflies and songbirds will become your new next-door neighbors with prairie plants from the nursery. Containers filled with artfully selected annual flowers from the greenhouse will grace your front door, porch and patio. Stately Oaks and Majestic Maples leave a legacy when they leave our nursery. The aroma of Spruce Tips and Christmas trees and the cheer of Poinsettia plants sing Happy Holidays. When problems arrive, educated professionals provide plant pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements for success. With nearly sixty years of growth in Northwest Iowa, Del’s Garden Center has developed relationships with some of the nation’s best growers and horticulturalists. Please visit our store and bring along a friend to experience green and growing things.

Trees

Spring Beauty, Summer Shade, Autumn Color, Winter Interest

Relationships that have grown for decades allow Del’s Garden Center to source the best trees for this area! With tree diversity more important than ever, Del’s is bringing to our nursery some of the best trees available. ‘Autumn Blaze’ Maple is the most popular tree we offer closely followed by Northern Red Oak. Our Shade Tree selection is excellent. The ornamental trees offered provide spring flowers, fruits, fall colors or all three on a tree that is under 25’ tall. Fruit trees stocked are from the breeding programs at the University of Minnesota or South Dakota State University.

Historical varieties of apples, pears, plums and more are also stocked. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please call us as we continue to ship trees during the entire growing season for our landscape division.

Annuals

Simply beautiful flowers for sun or shade.

The collection of Annual Flowers and Bedding plants at Del’s is amazing. We have growers that are producing phenomenal plants full of blooms and color. Del’s offers the Proven Winners Brand of Annual Flowers and many other award-winning bloomers. You will find the best genetics for the most vigorous and flowering annuals at Del’s. Let the horticultural experts in our greenhouse help you pick out flowers that will add color to your front door, garage or flower bed. Use our full-service Potting Nook to get your hands dirty and go home with a beautiful container of flowers. Or let our horticultural professionals fill your flowerpots to your specifications for your home, office or the cemetery.

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Tropical Plants

Discover Succulents, Houseplants, Cactus, Orchids, Patio Tropicals and more!

Get a dose of oxygen in the greenhouse at Del’s! Then bring home some new green friends! The collection of houseplants at Del’s includes long-time favorites like Pothos, Philodendron and Peace Lilies. Succulents and Cactus are favorites of kids and adults. If you have Fruit Flies or Fungus Gnats indoors, you need a Carnivorous plant and a Venus Fly Trap can do that for you! Del’s is bringing in new and exciting tropicals for the plant geek and house plant hoarder. Patio Tropicals including Mandevilla, Dipladenia, Citrus, Palms and Tropical Hibiscus add bold color and texture to a dock, patio or deck.

Perennials

Invite pollinators and add beauty to your home!

The collection of perennial flowers at Del’s is incredible! We offer plants from Monrovia Growers, Proven Winners and First Edition Plants. Del’s has a shade structure filled with shade loving Hosta, Goats Beard, Astilbe, Ferns, Coral Bells and more. Sun loving bloomers like Daylilies, Tall Phlox, Coreopsis, Salvia, Veronica and Sedums will provide color to the landscape. Attract pollinators to your home and enjoy new next-door neighbors like butterflies and hummingbirds! Add motion, texture and vertical accents to your planting borders with Ornamental Grasses. Create a mini meadow with grasses and prairie flowers and receive expert advice in the nursery at Del’s Garden Center!

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Tree Resilience to Inch Worms

Tree Resilience to Inch Worms

I enjoy mowing the lawn!  I can experience nature from the seat of a riding lawn mower.  I’ve seen newborn fawns, rooster pheasants, wildflowers, bird nests and Baltimore Orioles while mowing.  The last two times I mowed the lawn I found that I was covered in green...

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The Spikenard Population is Increasing!

The Spikenard Population is Increasing!

Should you be worried about this plant?  Heck no!  This tough perennial plant is finding a home all over the Iowa Great Lakes!  Golden Spikenard is being planted under the Burr Oak canopy in the Okoboji area and is becoming a common landscape plant.  Also known as...

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