The Garden Shed
A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners
January 2021-Vol7 No.1
If you have specific gardening questions or need help to solve a gardening problem, our Horticultural Help Desk is a free community resource and can be contacted at 434-872-4583 or by email: email@example.com.
We are members of the Piedmont Master Gardeners, which simply means we have all been trained to share the scientific expertise of Virginia Tech and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service. More important, we are your friends and neighbors with a passion for gardening – and learning more about it. MORE
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Find out what Master Gardeners do
In the Ornamental Garden
Learn about gardening and giving with Piedmont Master Gardener and community volunteer, Fran Boninti.
Use the winter months to learn through virtual opportunities. Classes offer a variety of topics: native plants, trees, monarchs, and home landscaping.
In the Edible Garden
Use January downtime to prepare for next spring.
Tasks and Tips
Look for winter blooms in the landscape; check for water needs, frost heave, and snow damage: try a cyclamen for indoor blooms: don't forget the birds; get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count!