About Green Acres

Green Acres is located in Southwestern Virginia and has been beautifying the area, providing landscaping services to residential and commercial clients since 1994.

Our services include design, consultation, and installation. As a Virginia Class A Contractor, Green Acres takes on various project types such as landscapes, hardscapes, and waterscapes.

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Green Acres is owned and operated by Bill Garren, Certified Landscape Architect, who takes a hands-on approach and oversees all aspects of each project. Bill graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Western Community College, where he earned a degree in Horticulture. He currently serves on the Curriculum Advisory Committee for Horticulture Courses at Virginia Western Community College. His certifications include Virginia Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator, Certified Concrete Paver Installer, ISA Certified Arborist, and NCMA Level 1 SRW Installer. He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and Southwest Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association.

Bill's focus is to provide the highest quality of landscaping design and installation for each and every client. Through the use of detailed planning, constant communication, only the finest materials and plants, and the work of his dedicated team, Bill offers the best guarantees in the industry with a 100% survival rate on all plants.

At Green Acres, we believe that a "bargain" price is not a bargain if the job is not done properly. We ensure that every dollar you spend is used wisely. This not only saves you money; it gives you the results you want.

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Serving the Areas of Bedford County, Blacksburg, Blue Ridge, Botetourt, Burnt Chimney, Christiansburg, Cloverdale, Daleville, Dublin, Elliston, Fincastle, Floyd County, Franklin County, Giles County, Glenvar, Goodview, Hardy, Ironto, Lexington, Lynchburg, Martinsville, Moneta, Montgomery County, Pearisburg, Pulaski County, Radford, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Rocky Mount, Salem, Shawsville, Smith Mountain Lake, Troutville, Union Hall, Vinton and Wytheville in Virginia.

Contact Bill at (540) 268-5055 or Send him an email

Green Acres: Award-Winning Landscapes

Best in Show

Green Acres was awarded the "Exhibit Excellence Award" at the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show in Roanoke, Virginia, January 2020. The display included water features, patio, retaining walls and landscape.

Best of Show

Green Acres was awarded "Best Of Show" at the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show in Roanoke, Virginia, in January 2016. The display included a fireplace with a brick oven, water feature, patio, retaining walls, and landscape.

Best in Show - 2nd Place

Green Acres was presented with the "Best In Show - 2nd Place" award at the RRBHA Spring Home Show in Salem, Virginia, March 2014. It featured our custom designed & built pizza oven, a water feature and hardscapes.

Most Creative Design & Display - Bronze Award

Green Acres was awarded "Most Creative Design & Display - Bronze Award" at the RRBHA Fall Home Show in Salem, Virginia, in September 2012. Below, The Fall Home Show Committee presents the award to Bill Garren, the owner. The display included a fireplace, water features, patios, and retaining walls.

Best Landscape

Green Acres was awarded "Best Landscape" at the RRHBA Spring Expo in Salem, Virginia, March 2012. The display, designed and created by Green Acres, included patios, a fireplace, landscaped water features, and unique outdoor structures.

Best of Show

Green Acres was awarded "Best Of Show" at the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show in Roanoke, Virginia, in January 2012. The display, designed and installed by Green Acres, included water features, patios, and a fireplace. Imagine having such an area at your home!

Most Creative Design & Display - Silver Award

Green Acres was awarded "Most Creative Design & Display - Silver Award" at the RRBHA Fall Home Show in Salem, Virginia, September 2010. Below, Chris Wade, Chairperson, FALL Home Show Committee, presents the award to Bill Garren, the owner. The unique display included water features, patios, and retaining walls. This was complemented by an array of fall color in the landscaping. Our thanks to Springdale Water Gardens and Greenbrier Nurseries for lending us products to assist in creating this award-winning display.

Best Landscape

Green Acres was awarded "Best Landscape" at the Greater Roanoke Home & Garden Show in Roanoke, Virginia, in January 2010. This highly competitive category was sought after by many landscape professionals in Virginia. The design, created by Bill Garren, owner of Green Acres, featured a Japanese Garden with a multitude of special features, as shown below...

Historic Preservation

Green Acres was awarded "Excellence in Historic Preservation" by the City of Roanoke, Virginia Architectural Review Board, for the outstanding renovation of the landscape at St. Mark's Lutheran Church.

Best Outdoor Dining Spot in the Roanoke Valley

Mac & Bob's Restaurant, 316 East Main Street, Salem, VA, (540) 389-5999, www.macandbobs.com In 2006, Green Acres installed at Mac and Bob's an outdoor courtyard with a covered outdoor bar. In 2007 the Roanoke Times named Mac and Bob's as the Best Outdoor Dining Spot in the entire Roanoke Valley.