You’ll find blooms-a-plenty in this charming cottage garden. A stroll along the brick path will take you to a cozy spot to enjoy the hydrangeas, lilacs, and peonies blooming all around you. A perfect reminder to stop and smell the roses, as designed by Hicks’ own Craig Donley.

Blue Pansies
Peony Flowers
Cottage Garden


A successful landscape designer on Long Island for over 20 years, Craig, a native Long Islander, is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture. He has been honored with multiple awards from both the Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association and the New York Nursery & Landscape Association.

Craig spends his free time creating memories with his wife and their two girls. He loves camping, fishing and bowling.

“If you would like to turn your home into a meticulously landscaped showplace, call Hicks!!!! Thank you Craig Donley for your “studied eye for detail” and all Hicks staff members who brought your ideas to fruition. Can’t wait for our next project together.”

June B. – Manhasset Hills


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