NRLT Receives Grant for School Rain Garden

Thanks to a grant from the New River Valley Master Gardener’s Association, we’ll work with 72 fourth graders at Eastern Montgomery Elementary School to install a rain garden on school grounds this spring. A rain garden is a garden of native shrubs, perennials, and flowers planted in a small depression. It is designed to temporarily … Read more

Property in Giles County Will Protect Forest & Views

Chuck McClaugherty’s family lived in Giles County before the county was even established. They owned a large farm on Doe Creek before the farm was sold in the 1970s. Before the sale, Chuck asked his grandmother to keep 50 acres with a spring aside for him. Now the retired biology professor is working with us … Read more