Garden Tour


Annual New River Valley Garden Tour 2023

Saturday July 8th 9am – 5pm

The Annual New River Valley Garden Tour showcases innovative, specialty and simply beautiful private gardens in the New River Valley each July. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library with the cooperation of the New River Valley Master Gardeners’ Association.

NRV Garden Tour Art Exhibit hosted by the Blacksburg Library : June 1- August 1, 2023
Paintings of 2022 New River Valley Garden Tour
This year’s show features the work of six artists who painted during the 2022 NRV Garden Tour. These creative New River Valley artists include Carol Davis, Matt Gentry, Gerri Young, Linda Olin, Trenia Bell, and Teri Hoover. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see this beautiful art.

Tickets $15
Purchase tickets at public libraries in Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Floyd, and Shawsville or at any of the gardens on the day of the tour. Online ticket sales begin on June 1

  • [E] Etzler Garden 305 Giles Rd. Blacksburg
  • [K-V] Keciorius Garden 1306 Greendale Dr. Blacksburg
    • Master Gardener Plant Clinic
    • Donate $10 (cash or check only) for a raffle ticket on the day of the tour for a chance to win an artist-painted rain barrel ready for installation. Donated by the Keciorius/Villareal family with proceeds going to the Friends of the Library.
  • [Ms] Marquis Garden 2904 Wakefield Dr. Blacksburg
    • Get your garden tour notecards here. $10 for a pack of 5. Cash or check only
  • [My] Mattingly Garden 2107 Glade Rd. Blacksburg
  • [Mi] Miller Garden 3007 Wakefield Dr. Blacksburg
  • [S] Stewart Garden 413 Giles Rd. Blacksburg
  • [W] Wilder Garden   3009 Wakefield Dr. Blacksburg

Points of Interest are:

  • [P1] Glade Road Growing/Rising Silo 2351 Glade Rd. Blacksburg
  • [P2] Unitarian Universalist Congregation Garden 1301 Gladewood Dr. Blacksburg
  • [P3] Valley Interfaith Child Care Center Garden 948 Heather Dr. Blacksburg

View large map here

Business Sponsors of Garden Tour ($200)


Blacksburg Breakfast Lions Club
Capone's Jewelry
Crow's Nest Greenhouse
Juneberry Gardens
McCoy Funeral Home
Shelter Alternatives

Don and Carolyn Rude

Warm Hearth Village