For nearly 30 years now I've grown herbs, heirloom vegetable seedlings (before they were considered "heirlooms"), flowering plants, perennials, shrubs, and a few types of trees.

I also raise "naturally-grown" produce (formerly known as "organic" until Government intervention) as well as sell hormone-free eggs from uncaged, free-range, happy hens.

In addition I encourage safe growing methods by teaching others of the wonders of environmentally sound systems, techniques and products both in the food world as well as the world of perennial landscaping.

LANDSCAPING/GARDENING SERVICES: In addition to growing produce and plants I also offer yard/garden care and maintenance, shrub and small tree pruning/planting, mulching, boxed/raised bed installation and misc jobs as requested. Many of these services are also offered year-round but on a limited basis due to a higher workload with greenhouse/farming responsibilities. If you're in need please feel free to contact me - I'll do my best to fit you in. (I seldom turn people down but if I need to I'll direct you to someone who is "MoonDance Approved" and will do you justice!)

Listing last updated on Feb 7, 2020

Although I'm not open to the General Public I'll gladly accept visitors by appointment. In addition, please feel free to email if you have questions regarding "safe gardening" habits or are new to the 'naturally-grown'or organic methods of gardening. I'd be happy to help you with topics ranging from insect/bug control, the use and recommendation of non-chemical plant foods, sowing/seeding schedule, as well as what to grow and when to grow it. 'Shoe Griffin

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Schedule and Location:

Hillsborough Farmers' Market
UNC Hospital Hillsborough
460 Waterstone Drive
Winter hours: 10:am-1:pm (November thru March)
Summer Hours 8:00am-12:00 (April 4 thru October)

Schedule and Location:

At the farm by appointment only.

Vegetable and herb seedlings in plugs, 4 packs, 6 packs, and 4" pots.
Perennials in sizes from 4" pots to gallons.
Pre-ordering is helpful.
No shipping.

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We have bought many plants from Shoe over the years, while visiting the Farmer's market.He is a joy to talk to, and his booth is always our first stop! Our main focus is our butterfly garden, and he has been wonderful in educating us on a variety of plants that are perfect in it.... [more]

I have had the pleasure of dealing with Shoe for a few years now and he REALLY knows his stuff and is more then willing to share his knowledge. He grows fantastic plants veggie starts, herbs, flowers and more.... [more]

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