The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

April 2016-Vol.2 No.4


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Table of Contents

Wilted Spinach Salad

Tired of raw spinach salad? Try wilting the greens for flavor!

The Ornamental Garden in April

April is arguably the busiest month for a gardener!

April Lawn Care

Tips for spring lawns.

In the Vegetable Garden — April

April can be a teaser......

Heirloom Tomatoes

What's all the fuss about?

Spring Blooming Shrubs That Aren’t Forsythia

Tired of the same old spring flowers? Try this native!


A whimsical accent for the ornamental garden.

Heirloom or Old Garden Roses

Happy rose hunting!