team

Meet our team.


Robert Charles Grimstead

Managing Director

Robert is a garden designer, landscaper, nurseryman and plant hunter. His career in garden design and construction spans 20 years, and includes work in Europe and the Middle East.
Inspired by a family tree of gardeners, Robert has since an early age had an interest in all things green. After graduating from Writtle College with an HND, a career in landscape design and construction was the natural progression. His ethos is to bring stunning gardens into the reach of everyone.

Lynn Grimstead

Office Manager and Accounts

Lynn has been with Stone and Leaf since 2015 and has in a short space of time, proven herself to be an invaluable member of the team.  Her main responsibility is the smooth and efficient running of the office administration as well as marketing and accounts. Before joining Stone and Leaf, Lynn worked as a biology technician in sixth form colleges for 20 years.

Liam Grant

Project Manager

Liam joined Stone and Leaf in 2007 and now has a total of 18 years industry experience. His keen eye for detail and strong work ethic are obvious by the way he runs each project, gaining the trust of every client and delivering project after project to the highest possible standards. The result of this was his involvement in building his first RHS Gold medal winning garden with us in 2012.  Liam has recently become a dad for the first time and little Finley is the apple of his eye.

Nursery Manager

Ben Gardiner

Landscape Technician

Ben is becoming skilled in all aspects of landscape construction. He is very good with paperwork.