Landscape designer Jacqueline Mehring

"Failte" means "welcome" in Gaelic.
Failte means “welcome” in Gaelic.

Jacqui Mehring is a Scottish native who has called Burlington home for more than 20 years. She previously worked as a textile designer for Culp, Glen Raven, and Burlington Industries, before transitioning into landscape design.

As well as creating specialized designs for residential clients, Jacqui has also worked as a horticultural therapist at Alamance Regional Medical Center, Hospice Home, and several retirement communities.

Jacqui trained as a textile designer and artist, and she incorporates her artistic background into all her landscape designs. She has won several awards for her paintings and fiber art, including a recent Honorable Mention at the Southeastern Fiber Arts Alliance for a punch needle piece. (You can see more of Jacqui’s artwork at her blog, Studio Tempera.)

One of Jacqui’s punch needle pieces (right), based on her painting of an orchid.