The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the
Piedmont Master Gardeners

December 2019-Vol.5 No. 12

 


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Table of Contents

Holiday Cactus Brings the Gift of Color

Learn how to make the holidays even brighter with the colorful blooms of Schlumbergera.

The December Vegetable Gardener

December is a transitional month for vegetable gardeners as we transition from last year’s closeout to next year’s planning. Or, maybe we just take a break…

2019 in Review: Article Highlights from The Garden Shed

2019 articles highlight sustainability; use these summaries to find articles of interest.

Cranberry-Apple-Orange Sauce

Brighten up that gelatinous blob!

Upcoming Events

Go on a bird walk; become a Master Naturalist; learn about the tiger swallowtail.

Climate Change is Happening in Central Virginia

But we can help mitigate the impacts