Derik began landscaping in 2000 after graduating from Commercial Horticulture at Salina Area Technical School. This led to a deeper interest in landscape design and became his new career path. Derik has 19 years experience in many aspects of the industry. He has worked at landscape design companies, retail garden centers, and a wholesale nursery growers.
In 2010 Derik established Naturescape Lawn & Landscape, LLC. He enjoys the challenges and opportunities of each individual landscape and turning them into something beautiful for the customer to enjoy for years to come. He is a member of the Kansas Nursery Landscape Association, attends trade shows, seminars, and receives many of the industry publications to keep up to date with new trends and products to make the best choices for your landscape needs.