The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

June 2017 - Vol. 3 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

Beet Carpaccio

Colorful and nutritious, thinly shaved beets are a delicious and elegant alternative to chunky salads.

The Vegetable Garden In June

WOW, what a spring ….

Blackberries Part 2-Diseases

What’s wrong with my Blackberries?

The Ornamental Garden in June

Keep the June garden looking interesting as summer heat and humidity sets in.

Virginia Sweetspire

This native shrub offers an antidote to many landscaping problems.

Meadow Gardening

They’re all the rage, but before you give away your mower . . .