Shagreen Nursery & Aboretum

Shagreen Nursery & Arboretum is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2013 after establishing themselves as a premier garden center in the Southeast and Cleveland County’s destination retail garden center.  They will  be offering various revolving anniversary specials to their customers throughout the year to celebrate their 20th year in business!

shagreen image 1Shagreen is an independent retail garden center, open year-round focusing on seasonal offerings for Spring, Fall and Christmas.  They are true growers of what they sell, and select only those items that are tried and true and suitable for local growing conditions.  Their knowledgeable staff are both gardener and grower themselves; their combined years of horticulture experience, both personally and professionally, total over 160 years!   They convey their expertise through free advice on gardening from new installation to established garden maintenance, turf care/maintenance to proper planting techniques.

shagree image 2Shagreen Nursey & Arboretum offers a wide array of plants, not limited to: annuals (changing seasonally), perennials, herbs, houseplants, hanging baskets, shrubs, trees, bonsai and select vegetable plants in season. From the ordinary to extraordinary, Shagreen carries carry the old-timey standards to unique, unusual and hard-to-find plants that will soon become new favorites!  They are also using new innovative techniques, such as grafting heirloom tomatoes to produce a higher yielding plant for the Gardener.  The retail store carries horticulture-related products, as well as soil, mulches and fertilizers.

They are conveniently located just a short drive from the uptown Foothills Farmers Market location. From the Courtsquare, they are five (5) minutes North on LaFayette Street; ½ mile beyond Cleveland Pines Nursing Center on the left.  Look for the large sign at the road—follow the paved drive to their Garden Center.

The Shagreen staff includes:

  • Dr. Emile L. Gebel, Sr.—principal small plant grower
  • Lou Gebel—Certified Landscape Contractor, Landscape Designer and Woody Ornamental Specialist
  • Barbara Gebel—Perennial Specialist
  • Gretchen Gebel—Retail Sales
  • Lynn Piercy—Retail Sales

Hours:  Monday-Friday 9-5; Saturday 9-4:30

(Sundays between Thanksgiving & Christmas only; 1pm-5pm).

  • Shagreen Nursery & Aboretum
  • Emile Gebel
  • 136 Arboretum Way
  • Shelby, NC 28150
  • 704-482-2224
  • [email protected]

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