Meet The Garden Design Team

We understand that your outdoor living areas are an extension of your home. It is our desire to assist you with creating spaces that are functional, practical and appropriate for central Oklahoma. We use our expertise to design gardens using plants and elements that guide and assist you, as you use your own unique style, to bring your lawn and garden dreams to life.

 

Toby Coats

Toby Coats

Toby has a B.S. in Landscape Management from Oklahoma State University. He is a respected expert in the green industry specializing in landscape design, trees, ornamentals, irrigation, turf management, drainage issues and more. He served as the Interim Director of Horticulture and Grounds at Scissortail Park in Oklahoma City, a 70-acre urban park, botanical garden, and arboretum. Currently, he is the Director of Operations and Lead Designer for High Definition Landscape in Edmond, Oklahoma. Toby has a deep passion for landscape, horticulture, and business and is very familiar with what it takes to be successful and come to life.

Lori Coats

Lori Coats

Lori is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma. For almost a decade she served as the Western Region Marketing Coordinator for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture’s Agritourism Program. While there, she worked to educate, develop, support, and market Agritourism producers in the State of Oklahoma and to captivate the interest of consumers who were looking for agricultural-based vacations and getaways. She has been involved in the specialty crop industry for over 25 years. Lori served as the Volunteer Coordinator and Customer Service Liaison at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City and assisted in teaching Adult Education workshops there. She writes a nationally recognized and award-winning garden blog entitled, God Himself Planted a Garden. She has been an Oklahoma Master Gardener since 2008, and is the owner of My Raggedy Herbs, a teaching Kitchen Garden and Farm Stand where vegetable, herb and flower enthusiasts learn to create and use their own kitchen gardens. 

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