About Us

The Old Goat Farm

Greg Graves

For 24 years, Greg worked for Burlington Northern Railroad. In the mid-90s, he had a major career change. He went back to school and earned a degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design.

Greg was the head gardener at The E.C. Miller Botanical Garden (http://www.millergarden.org/index )in Seattle, WA for 13 years. He retired in spring 2011. Greg is currently president of the Northwest Horticultural Society (http://www.northwesthort.org )and past president of The Pacific Horticulture Society.(http://www.pacifichorticulture.org) He is on the perennial committee of Great Plant Picks. (http://www.greatplantpicks.org) Greg works occasionally wih the Garden Conservancy at the Chase Garden which is near Old Goat Farm. His current passion is building the new garden at Old Goat Farm.

Greg is available for consultations. To have Greg help you spruce up or renovate your garden, contact him at oldgoatfarm@comcast.net .

Gary Waller

For the last 35 years, Gary has worked primarily as a floral designer for which he is AIFD certified. Gary won the first Well’s Medina container competition. He enjoys floral competition and has won numerous awards. For his eight entries into the floral competition at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, Gary placed in the top 3 seven times. Gary has been one of the judges of the competition for the past three years. In 2003 while working for Molbaks in Woodinville, WA, Gary transitioned from floral design to garden-bed design. Gary won a Gold Medal and Best in Show for his collection of containers at the 2006 and 2007 at the Point Defiance Flower and Garden Show. And in 2008 he won the People’s Choice Award for his containers at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.

Gary now works full time at Old Goat Farm.

Nursery Hours

We are open on set dates (check calendar) or by appointment. The nursery hours during Public Opens are from 10 AM to 5 PM. We are also open for a number of organized events, so get your garden club or group of friends and come watch us grow.

 Other Services

Greg is available for consultations. To have Greg help you spruce up or renovate your garden, contact him at oldgoatfarm@comcast.net .

The nursery at the Old Goat Farm

Life is always changing and always interesting at the farm. We hope you have the opportunity to come visit and step back in time.