The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

July 2016-Vol.2 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

Carrot Top Pesto

You’ll never toss those carrot tops into the compost again!

The Vegetable Garden In July

July weather in central Virginia is HOT!

The Ornamental Garden in July

July heat, humidity and bugs — oh my!

Planning the Fall Vegetable Garden

Wow, what a gardening season…..

Coreopsis — A Top 10 Favorite

This long popular perennial has its merits and its drawbacks.

Fertilizing Responsibly

Using organic and Inorganic fertilizers