About Nate Miller

Nate Miller, co-author of Simply Sustainable Landscapes
Nate holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Bridgewater College and a Master’s in Landscape Architecture from Clemson University. He is a Professor of Horticulture at Piedmont Virginia Community College and the owner of the landscape design company, Simply Sustainable Landscapes LLC. He is also a Landscape Designer for Messer Landscaping in Staunton, Virginia. Nate specializes in creating landscapes that are edible, native and historical.

Simply Sustainable design services

Designing with Edible and Native Plants

Nate coauthored a book called Simply Sustainable Landscapes: Designing with Edible and Native Plants for the Southeast available in paperback and ebook.

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Engage Nate as a Speaker at Your Event

Over the past 15 years, Nate Miller has lectured on various topics including: history of landscape architecture in the United States from the Precolonial era-Victorian age, Edible Landscaping, Heirloom Roses, Native Fruit Shrubs and Trees, Butterfly Gardening, Attracting Pollinators, Backyard Insects, Urban Trees, Native Plants for the Western Piedmont, Landscaping for Wildlife, Heirloom Vegetables and Landscaping for Birds.

Nate seeks to educate about the benefits of edible and wildlife landscaping. Check his availability for your learning event.

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Bridgewater College
Charlottesville Tree Stewards
Clemson University
Eastern Mennonite University
Hickory Hollow School
James Madison University
James Madison University Arboretum
Jefferson Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society
John Wayland Elementary
Spotswood Garden Club

Nate’s Volunteer Work

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Valley Crop Mob
  • Harrisonburg Northend Greenway Committee
  • Audubon Society
  • North American Butterfly Association
  • Black’s Run Clean Up