The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

August 2016-Vol.2 No.8

 

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The Garden Shed- Who We Are

Who We Are

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

Table of Contents

Two Garden Vegetable Soups, Chilled

Cool off with the “liquid salad” of Andalusia!

The Vegetable Garden In August

When and what to plant .

Buckwheat

No, not the pancakes — the easy summer cover crop…..

The Ornamental Garden in August

Dog days or not, the garden needs attention!

In Celebration of Salvias

Salvias rule in the mixed border.

Plan Now for a Beautiful Spring Lawn

Aerate, overseed, lime and fertilize in the fall.