Martin Stern has nurtured a life-long interest in nature and gardening.
Including living in southern England in 1987 where he studied with world-reknown garden
designer and writer John Brookes.
Since that time Martin has designed gardens big and small throughout the upper midwest and
northeast. He seeks simplicity of intention, architectural interest and
diverse multi-seasonal planting schemes in his work. Each garden has a
separate and distinct personality. The gardens at Squire illustrate his
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Meacock was born and raised in England, where he learned to mow lawns and trim
hedges to the exacting standards expected by his father.
to say this nearly killed off any love of gardening. In fact his
fondness for gardens returned when he came to live in America.
can now be seen mowing and trimming the extensive lawns and hedges at
Squire House. As well as building the arbors, pergolas and clematis
towers that are a hallmark of the gardens, Richard is also a full time
teacher at Mounds Park Academy in St. Paul.