The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

May 2017-Vol 3. No.5

 

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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

Strawberries, Slightly Adorned

Two Easy Strawberry Desserts to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

The Ornamental Garden in May

Its May and time to spend every free moment in the garden!

Fringetree — Slow to Bloom but Worth the Wait

This graceful native tree offers clouds of airy blossoms in the late spring landscape.

Saving America’s Iconic Butterfly from Extinction

Build A Monarch Waystation in Your Own Backyard!