The Hampton's Award-Winning Landscaping Team

Our award-winning personal approach makes both construction and maintenance hassle-free, ensuring you enjoy your Hamptons property to its fullest.

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The Creative Design Landscapes team is passionate about designing and maintaining luxury landscape that emphasizes the Hamptons aesthetic.

With over 20+ years of servicing properties in East Hampton, Southampton and neighboring East End towns and villages, our qualified landscaping team are highly specialized in maintaining properties in the Hamptons all year round.

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Meet the Award-Winning Team

John Gilhooley

Landscape Designer

Creative Design Landscapes Founder John Gilhooley has over 25 years of experience in landscape design and has created some of the most admired outdoor living spaces in the Hamptons.

Whether designing a cozy veranda, or a beautiful perennial garden John has a keen ability to create results that appeal to the senses.

He guides his clients through the design process, ensuring that his designs meet their needs. John brings together his knowledge of horticulture, design, and construction to deliver elegantly styled landscapes.

Henry Tong

Landscape Designer

Partner and Landscape Designer Henry Tong has been creating and building landscapes in the Hamptons since 2010.

Henry brings a wide background of experience from all aspects of landscape design and installation including drafting, CAD design and project management.

He loves creating gorgeous and functional outdoor living rooms, kitchens, patio’s, fire-pits and poolscapes.

Joel Gomez

Head Foreman

With decades of experience in the landscaping and nursery industries, horticulturist and lead field manager Joel Gomez is the man behind Creative Design’s incredible production.

Joel manages a large, experienced crew, coordinating and interfacing with nurseries and clients alike. With an unrivaled experience with plants, trees and flowers, Joel can anticipate and rectify problems like no other in the field.

Laura Hillman

Office Manager

Laura is the head of Creative Design Landscape’s office, interfacing with both our customers and our foreman. She earned her MBA in her native Colombia, and now manages the day-to-day operations of the entire company.

An expert bookkeeper in the landscaping industry, Laura is a detail-oriented and focused worker. In her essential role at CDL she ensures that no problem goes unsolved.

Steve Sarich

Landscape Designer

The newest designer on our team, Steve is a Long Island native with several projects under his belt. Combining an architectural background with an understanding of the South Fork and Hamptons esthetic, Steve is an invaluable member of the team.

He is currently furthering his college career by studying landscape design and horticulture.

Schedule Your Property Consultation Today

Creative Design Landscapes’ award-winning landscaping services cares for the finest properties in the Hamptons. Every project reflects our passion and dedication to excellence.

Our focus on sustainability and environmental responsibility ensures that our projects are not only beautiful but also eco-friendly and sustainable. We use only the highest quality materials and employ the latest techniques to create landscapes that are both visually stunning and long-lasting.

Contact us today to learn more about our landscaping design and landscaping services in the Hamptons and schedule a consultation.

Testimonials & Awards

We’re proud of our work. So are our customers.

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Landscaping Design and Landscaping Service Areas

Creative Design Landscapes handles properties along the East End of Long Island including all of these areas:

Southampton, NY

East Hampton, NY

Water Mill, NY

Bridgehampton, NY

Sagaponack, NY

Wainscott, NY

Sag Harbor, NY

Amagansett, NY



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