The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

November 2018 - Vol. 4 No. 11


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Table of Contents

A Colorful North American Native–American Smoketree

This hardy native offers pink “smoke” plumes in summer and brilliant color in fall.

Boxwood Blight Alert

Coming to a neighborhood near you

The Ornamental Garden in November

End-of-season tasks both big and small.

Gardening Events in November

Learn how to prepare your garden for winter

Extending The Gardening Season

Want to extend your growing season? Think row covers.

In the Vegetable Garden-November

WOW! What a garden season…..

Farro, the Pharoah’s Grain

This hearty salad is a meal in itself and would make an excellent side for Thanksgiving.