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Wainscott Farms Inc.
Daniels Hole Road
Wainscott, New York 11975

Mailing Address

Wainscott Farms
PO Box 696
Wainscott, New York 11975







Jane E. Lappin BIO
President / Creative Director
Jane E. Lappin | President / Creative Director

For over 30 years, Jane has been bringing her creative vision and horticultural expertise to the homes and estates that grace the Hamptons. She is known for her meticulous attention to every detail of a landscape whether creating overflowing annual and perennial gardens, multi-seasonal displays, magnificent container plantings or contemporary, architectural landscapes . A dynamic presence in the East End landscape design community, Jane began her journey over 30 years ago working with a number of local garden companies, absorbing everything she could. She received her horticultural degree at Farmingdale State College, but has never stopped her education – being inspired by gardens and landscapes through her travels around the world. Jane’s work has been acclaimed and seen in such publications as Architectural Details,Fine Gardening, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Martha Stewart Living among others.

Jane is also an experienced grower. 25 years ago, in order to supply her clients with the highest quality plant material she established on-site greenhouses at Wainscott Farms. Today, Wainscott Farms, started by Jane in the early 1990’s has grown to one of the premier landscape and garden design companies in the Hamptons.


John Robertson BIO
Landscape Manager
John Robertson | Landscape Manager

John grew up in the gardening and landscaping business. As a little boy he rode in the trucks, planted the seeds, pulled weeds and had the run of the greenhouses, where he spent a great deal of time with his mother Jane. After receiving a business degree in business from Lynn University in Florida, John recently returned home to the East End to join Wainscott Farms and develop the Maintenance Division of the business. He is currently studying Horticultural at Farmingdale State College. John brings a renewed enthusiasm and perspective to the business.


Arlene Gould BIO
Director of Operations
Arlene Gould | Director of Operations

For over 20 years, Arlene has played a pivotal role in the management of Wainscott Farms. She has been part of the company’s growth and visibility in the very high end Hamptons’ marketplace. She began her career at Wainscott Farms after a 15 year career in fashion design in NYC, and a relocation to East Hampton. Arlene holds a BFA ,which has served her well as she pursued garden design, but she continued her education studying horticulture at Suffolk Community College. Her passion for garden design and for being part of the successful Wainscott Farms teams is renewed with each new season.


Christy Rutkowski BIO
Garden Manager
Christy Rutkowski | Garden Manager

A 4th generation Southampton native whose family were potato farmers in Mecox for over two generations, growing was in Christy’s DNA. She has worked on local farms since she was fifteen. Since 2004, she has had the responsibility of overseeing the on-site greenhouses and insuring the quality and health of the beautiful plant material that Wainscott Farms is known for. Her passionate interest in preserving the integrity and natural beauty of the unique and diverse ecosystems on eastern Long Island is a natural offshoot of her profession. Christy holds a BFA from Southampton College.