The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

July 2015 - Vol. 1 No. 7

 

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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

Blueberry Cobbler

For berries, few can beat cobbler with biscuit crust

Got Grubs?

To treat or not to treat

The Ornamental Garden in July

Basic strategies will help keep your July ornamental garden looking its best.

Frikart’s Aster

A summer-blooming aster for the mixed border.

Tips and Tasks in the Vegetable Garden

July in the vegetable garden is primarily a month of maintenance.

Zucchini Insurance?

Now what?

Getting Started in Ornamental Gardening

Learn from the mistakes – and successes – of veteran gardeners