Places and Organizations
Where to visit, what is there when you get there, who to contact or reach out to are important and handy things to have at your disposal. This list is only a few of places to go and people to contact. We are always on the look out for new gardens to visit or special places of interest!
Hahn Horticultural Garden at Virginia Tech
The Hahn Horticulture Garden encompasses nearly six acres of teaching and display gardens on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Established in 1984 by the Horticulture faculty, the garden serves undergraduate students and the local community as a learning resource for plant material, landscaping concepts, and environmental awareness.
Happy Hollow Gardens
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Virginia Master Gardeners Association (VMGA) This is our state governing body for all the local Master Gardener Associations in Virginia
The Community Arboretum at Virginia Western College
The Arboretum has a huge park with a brand new Gazebo. Of course, it is loaded with amazing trees, bushes, and flowers. They even have a children's maze! Don't forget to stop by the All American Selections (AAS) garden. Bring a lunch and have a picnic!
Do you have a group that would like a guided tour? Call and schedule one this year. You won't be disappointed.
All-American Selections (AAS)
Check out what this fabulous organization does for the public!
Blue Ridge Wildflower Society
Samantha A. Matson
Do you live in the City of Roanoke? Do you have a tree problem or have questions about it? Call this lady! She can help find solutions to what is ailing your tree, tell you all about your tree, and even tell you how to prune if you need. 540-853-5219 or email her at email@example.com
Virginia Herpetological Society
Virginia Herpetological Society brings together people interested in advancing their knowledge of Virginia's reptiles and amphibians. The VHS encourages scientific study of Virginia herpetofauna and its conservation. You can also view and search a bibliography of VA herpetology as well as a frog and toad guide. There is even a snake ID section with images to go along with all the information you need.