The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

July 2018 - Vol.4 No.7

 


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Table of Contents

Got dry shade? We’ve got solutions.

Can anything grow in the dry shade of tree roots?

Native Perennials That Bloom in July

Wildflowers you can try in your garden

July Tasks and Tips in the Ornamental Garden

The month of June has been so wet that it is hard to think about watering the July garden.

Gardening in Clay

Understanding and Improving your clay soil for best gardening results

On the July calendar: Through the Garden Gate Tour and Garden Basics Class

Mark your calendar!

In the Vegetable Garden-July

July’s To-Do List

Sweet Corn Fritters

Sweet corn is ready for eating! Try this simple alternative to corn-on-the-cob.