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The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

February 2020-Vol.6 No. 2

 


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Table of Contents

A Pruning Primer: Tools, Techniques and Timing

A Basic Guide to Why, When, and How to Prune Many Common Trees and Shrubs

Fennel Slaw with Candied Walnuts

A slaw for wintertime

Upcoming Events

Learn about the spotted lanternfly, how to grow vegetables, how to build healthy soil, and more! Preview the much anticipated PMG Spring Lecture Series!

How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh

Learn these easy tips to extend the freshness of cut flowers.

Vegetable Gardening in February

February is the last chance to get ready to move outside in March.

Consider a Hornbeam

What do the American Hornbeam, European Hornbeam, and American Hop Hornbeam offer for your landscape?