The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

June 2016-Vol.2 No.6

 

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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

Pasta Primavera with Asparagus and Peas

Toss garden veggies with pasta for a satisfying meal!

Grasscycling-Let the Clippings Fall

Good for the environment

The Vegetable Garden in June

WOW what a spring…..

The Ornamental Garden in June

As spring planting winds down, it’s time to focus on maintaining the ornamental garden.

Sweet Potatoes

Is it a yam or a sweet potato?

Asclepias — Or How I Learned to Love Milkweed

Asclepias — a common weed but a worthy addition to the ornamental garden!

Growing Things When the Rains Don’t Come

That wasn’t our May, but may be the summer.