Chap Gary founded the company in 2004. He started with organic vegetable gardening in his teenage years, which grew into edible landscaping, and in turn exposed him to the principles of design and a growing enjoyment of Landscape planning. He worked for several established Landscape companies in the region before establishing Eden Scapes.
He is a member in both the Louisiana Nursery Landscape Association and the Louisiana irrigation Association. His licenses include Landscape Horticulturist, Ground Applicator, and General Contractor: Landscaping, Grading & Beautification. His current certifications are: Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional, Kichler Light Pro Member, and Better Business Bureau A+ Rating.
He speaks to many horticultural organizations on a regular basis, such as the Lafayette Master Gardeners and Abbeville Garden Club.
Eden Scapes was selected as recipient of ‘Lafayette’s Finest.
When not at work, Chap also serves as a Pastor and Worship Leader. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing music, cooking, fishing, boating, and traveling to the beach and mountains.
Sandra Keelin comes to Eden Scapes with over 40 years of bookkeeping experience. She has been with Eden Scapes for four years and is the glue that holds our office together. When not working, Sandie enjoys attending church and hanging out with family and friends
Victoria Bernard comes to Eden Scapes with 12 years of experience in customer service and 3 years of experience in administration. She is one of the friendly voices you will hear over the phone, helping you with your invoice. She is a photographer, loves Jesus, her family, yoga, arts & crafts, and pie!
Mark Bertrand is the Accounts Manager for the Maintenance Department. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Renewable Resources from University of Louisiana, Lafayette in 1997. He began his career in Landscaping and Lawn Maintenance in 2001. Mark was working for himself as owner and operator of Acadiana Lawn Management, L.L.C. for 20 years before joining the team at Eden Scapes. He is a licensed Landscaping Horticulturist with the State of Louisiana.
Mark enjoys fellowship with others; he loves plants and the creativity of designing landscaping. He also loves fishing, hunting, kayaking, and spending time with his family and friends.
Michael Meaders joined our team in 2019. He has over 2 years of experience in the lawn care field. His laid back personality and attention to detail make his a great fit to our Maintenance team. When not working, Mike enjoys baseball, football, and video games.