The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

August 2018 - Vol. 4 No. 8

 


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Table of Contents

The Ornamental Garden in August

A month to procrastinate without guilt — for some garden tasks.

A Choice of Blue

Both are blue — one is an annual nonnative, the other is a perennial native.

Glyphosate: Health Controversy, Benefits and Continuing Debate

At a time when alternative facts and fake news are making detectives out of all of us, we probably shouldn’t be surprised that conflicting opinions invade our lives as gardeners as well.

Through the Garden Gate Tour — Saturday, Sept. 8

You won’t want to miss this tour!

In the Vegetable Garden- August

It’s hot, but there’s still plenty to do.

Fruit Tart: Gluten and Dairy-Free!

Absolve any guilt about eating desserts with this heart-healthy, high protein tasty fruit tart!