The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

October 2017 - Vol. 3 No. 10

 

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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

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries

Salt and oil are a must. But have you ever added cornstarch to your sweet potato fries?

The Ornamental Garden in October

Fall foliage peaks in October, adding much color and excitement to the ornamental garden.

Landscaping With Ferns

Lush green ferns provide an elegant grace note to shadier ornamental gardens.

Critters in the Garden

Get a fresh perspective on all the wildlife in your garden