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Meet Our Team

Casey Hentges

Casey is the face you see when tuning in to Oklahoma Gardening. Before joining forces with the OKG team, she served as director of horticulture at the Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City. She also worked for ValleyCrest Landscaping Companies, where she was responsible for the management of the landscape at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center.

Elizabeth Brock

Elizabeth contributes to the OKG Production Team as a video editor and videographer for the show.

Lynda Carrier

Lynda is the Garden Manager at The Botanic Garden at OSU. She works closely with the garden director and the Oklahoma Gardening host to meet the horticultural needs for the OKG show while overseeing the maintenance of the gardens, planning and implementing new gardens and managing the staff, student interns and volunteers.

Daniel Farris

Daniel contributes to the OKG Production Team as a videographer and video editor for the show.

David Hillock

David serves as an Associate Extension Specialist in Consumer Horticulture and State Coordinator of the Master Gardener Program. David’s educational programming covers all aspects of consumer horticulture, though he has a particular interest in landscaping and ornamental plant material. David also plays a role on the Oklahoma Gardening team, presenting monthly Horticulture Tips and timely how-to garden segments.

Bailey Lockhart

Bailey is the Project Coordinator for Oklahoma Gardening. She oversees and maintains the Backyard Demonstration and Concept Garden at TBG. She can be found behind-the-scenes preparing for upcoming shows as well as creating and implementing new ideas.

Jessica Riggin

Jessica is the Family Consumer Sciences Educator for OSU Extension in Lincoln County and a Registered Dietitian. She is new to the OKG Team and hopes to inspire Oklahomans to try new, healthy foods or prepare old favorites in healthy ways through cooking demonstrations.

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