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Arboretum History

Founding by Dr. Bob Pohlad Professor of Horticulture at Ferrum College in conjunction with The Blue Ridge Foundation
2001 Horticulture Class Constructs Gazebo
2003 Horticulture Class Constructs Water Garden
2004 Wedding Gazebo Chaste Tree Sitting Area
2005 VDOT Transportation Enhancement Sidewalk Constructed
and the Department of Forestry Grant Awarded!


Dr. Pohlad and Dana work on Gazebo
Students working hard on planting around Gazebo
Students installing the water garden
Gazebo about finished!
Volunteers excavating the soon to be water garden
A complete water garden!