Ken Huckabee is now the owner K&K Creative Terrain, a commercial maintenance and landscaping company. He started K&K Creative Terrain in 1983 and later on bought the nursery. His first career as a meteorologist gives him a unique and knowledgeable approach to plants and the landscape. Ken loves to experiment with new plants and products, especially in his home garden. He then brings these ideas back to the nursery to share with his customers.
Susan Staggs is the nursery manager. She has been with the nursery for six years. Her areas of interest include vegetable gardening, plant propagation, and annual and tropical plant material. She continues her education by participating in classes around the metro area.
Megan Phelan is a landscape designer and project manager. She has a Masters in Landscape Architecture and Art History, and a BFA in fine arts. This background gives her a unique approach to designing landscapes. Her past work experiences include the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York and the Historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York. Her special areas of interest lie in sustainable Oklahoma native plants, the prairie, and organic gardening.
Fotis Kousiakis is a landscape designer and project manager. He has a Masters in Landscape Architecture and a BA in Economics. He has worked as a project manager in Anchorage, Alaska and with the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department assisting the landscape architect. Fotis’s interests are aimed towards green roof and rain garden design and water harvesting.
Mario Maldonado is our tree and shrub coordinator, helping to choose just the right greenery for your garden. Mario has been employed here for over ten years. He also assists our customers by loading mulch, trees and shrubs, and anything else that is needed.
Cary Carbaugh is an assistant manager at our nursery. She studies Horticulture at OSU-OKC and has a passion for gardening. She is known for her positive attitude and greeting everyone with a smile!
Mike Iness is our greenhouse, perennial, and annual coordinator. He ensures that the greenhouse and surrounding area looks great and everything is in the right place. Mike is also an experienced carpenter, and has many years of experience in construction.
Angel Valdez is a foreman here. He has worked with us for many years. Angel is very knowledgeable in many areas of landscape installation and construction. He also takes care of company vehicles and machinery. His specialty is irrigation system installation. He is also bilingual in Spanish and English.
Chris Foster is a foreman at K&K Creative Terrain. Chris has been with K&K for many years. He has great knowledge and skill in all areas of the business. He works with Ken on commercial maintenance and manages crews. Chris’s areas of interest are building pergolas, decks, and fences. He has a great interest in design and can provide feedback on designs and hardscape ideas.
Eduardo Martinez (Lalo) is one of our most experienced foreman. He is known for his thoroughness and attention to detail. His skills include building patios, water features, ponds, outdoor kitchens and working with stone. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.