The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

March 2019-Vol.5 No.3

 


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Table of Contents

Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)

A native shrub worthy of garden use

The March To-Do List

So much to do this month!

Spring Lecture Series, Garden Basics Classes & Garden Tours

Get out your calendar!

The Truth About Compost Tea: Making it, Using it, and What to Expect from it

How to make it, its benefits, potential downsides and current best practices

Managing the Tick Problem

Identifying the culprits, understanding the medical risks and tickproofing your environment

March Tasks in the Vegetable Garden

Of Wet Soil, Pests and Hope…