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Greenville boutique plant shop switching sides on Augusta Street

Leyly Bagherof in her shop, Sun and Soil. Photo by Stephanie Mirah, The Post and Courier.

Last updated January 27, 2023

By Tina Underwood


As a classically trained opera singer, Leyly Bagherof ’18 could actually quit her day job. But she’s not keen to doing that just yet. The Greenville native and Furman University vocal performance alumna is in the thick of running her own business, a one-stop plant shop she calls Sun and Soil Plant Parlor. Just opened in 2021, the boutique business will move to new digs on Augusta Street in Greenville in the coming months. Stephanie Mirah of The Post and Courier spoke to Bagherof about the move, her entrepreneurial journey and how COVID-19 played into it.

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