The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

April 2017 - Vol 3. No.4

You CAN grow this healthy treat at home

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Table of Contents

Spring Chopped Salad with Peas

Crisp and Nutritious! Fresh peas are the perfect way to usher in Spring!

The Vegetable Garden in April

April can be a "teaser" month

The Ornamental Garden in April

With the arrival of warmer weather, there's a lot to do in the April ornamental garden.

Crossvine — A Showstopping Native Vine

This large, woody, native vine provides an eye-catching vertical accent in the landscape.

Raised beds

The answer to a gardener's dilemma

Blackberries Part I

You CAN grow this healthy treat at home