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Teresa Whitaker, Owner of Creative Landscapes Detroit

Meet the Designer

Teresa Whitaker is a landscape design professional with a successful career spanning over 25 years in California, Costa Rica and Michigan. She strives to create beautiful, well-reasoned, and masterfully planned landscapes. Her design philosophy embraces the principles of simplicity through the use of mass plantings and clean lines, while enhancing architectural forms. Also a licensed contractor in California, she founded Creative Landscapes in 1988.

The company’s work shows superb craftsmanship in masonry, carpentry, pool building, contouring, and garden creations.

Visual design on wall with fish


Bachelor of Science: Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

Communication & Marketing


Associates of Visual Fine Arts: Oakland Community College,

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Landscape & Architectural Fine Art Studies


Associates of Business Administration: Oakland Community College, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Landscape Design Studies

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