The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

November 2017 - Vol 3 No.11

 

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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

Blue Ribbon Apple Pie

Just in time for the holidays: a prizewinning pie from one of our own Piedmont Master Gardeners!

The Vegetable Garden in November

With the arrival of November, the 2017 vegetable growing season is finally coming to an end, and those early tomato seedlings are rapidly becoming a distant memory. November in the vegetable garden is a clean-up month,  and also a time...

Shallots — A Gourmet Treat

Shallots are easy to grow with few…..

The Ornamental Garden in November

It’s November and time to prepare the ornamental garden for its winter nap.

Fothergilla — An Outstanding Choice for Fall Color

For outstanding fall color, Fothergilla can’t be beat!

Ornamental Grasses: easy, beautiful — and invasive?

Ornamental grasses — which ones to plant and which to avoid