The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

April 2020-Vol.6 No. 4

 

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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

Pawpaws: Resilient, Delectable Natives

Get to know native pawpaw trees, discover their under-rated value, and taste their goodness

Getting Native Plants Into Your Garden

Where to find native plants for sale

April in the Edible Garden

April is planting time and the warming climate is extending our growing season.

Dogwoods — Spring in Virginia

Spring in Virginia is the season of dogwoods. One or more of these species might be perfect in your landscape.

Tasks & Tips for April in the Ornamental Garden

It's Spring! Prune, fertilize, prepare beds, PLANT!

Upcoming Events

Piedmont Master Gardeners has cancelled all events scheduled for the month of April

Yummy Recipes with Pawpaws

Yes, they're tasty raw, but also form the basis for many delicious treats