Proudly serving the New River Valley


Our landscape design teams can work with you to bring your vision to life or create a unique landscape that perfectly fits your home and yard.

• Installs

• Maintenance

• Drainage solutions

Design Process


Thinking about an updated kitchen, a bathroom remodel, an outdoor space or a brand new home? We’ve tackled big and small jobs. Let’s talk.

• Building

• Hardscapes

• Excavation

Design Process


From top soil and compost to boulders and stone veneers, we buy quality materials so that you can purchase from us with confidence.

• Natural stone

• Stone veneers

• Top soil and fill soil



My husband and I are very pleased with our shower that Back to Nature did for us. They worked in a very timely manner. Willing to stay and complete the job to ensure we were completely satisfied and the job was well done!

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They always do a great job. I have seen several jobs that have been done by this group even photographed some. They maintain a very professional crew and you could not ask for a better group of guys to take care of your Landscaping or construction needs.

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    Back to Nature designed and created a breathtaking front landscape for this home in Christiansburg, Virginia. We used the home’s existing design and the natural contours of the lawn to create a space that’s pleasing to our customers and those that pass by the residence.

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  • Spring Freeze Warning: Are Your Pla...

    Our community is extremely important to us here at Back to Nature! We try to provide the highest quality landscaping, construction, and horticulture possible here in the New River Valley. That’s why we want to talk about what’s coming up this weekend: freezing temperatures! Continue Reading
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    Here at Back to Nature, we’re serious about a few things: horticulture, our employees, and our community. Back to Nature’s open-book management allows our employees to understand the company’s numbers directly. For our community, we share company successes by donating time to the Give Back …

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    James Ulmer, owner of Back to Nature Landscaping, can attest: there’s something about the New River Valley that makes it easy to put down roots.

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  • 2020: The year for YOUR lawn!...

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    Rake the leaves. Prune trees and shrubs. Clean the yard and outdoor living spaces. Aerate the soil. Feed the lawn. Mulch. Mow one last time. Deadhead perennials. Protect your plants for winter. Plant for spring. Seems easy to get ready for fall cleanup, right?

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    Kitchen Trends...

    The kitchen is often the most utilized space in your home and should meet the specific needs of your household. Are you happy with your current kitchen situation? Winter is right around the corner and the perfect time of year to update your kitchen space. …

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    Thank You...

    As it is the season of many “thanks” and reflection, Back to Nature Landscaping and Construction would like to say “Thank You” to our many customers. Without your continued support we would not be where we are today.
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    Winterizing Ponds...

    If you have a pond on your property, now is the time to prepare for winter. Here is a list of tasks you should be doing to during the fall season.

    Repot overgrown plants.
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