The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

December 2017 - Vol. 3 No. 12


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Olive Cheese Puffs

Wow your holiday guests with this tasty make-ahead appetizer!

The Vegetable Garden in December

Happy holidays from The Garden Shed!  You’ve completed all your Christmas shopping and done all your decorating, so now you're looking for a few gardening tasks. Right?  Well, here's our list of December tasks and tips for the edible garden:...

Magical Repelling Powers of Marigolds — Myth or Fact?

"What are you doing?"

The Ornamental Garden in December

December is a good time to reflect on your garden's successes and failures.

The Pros and Cons of the Eastern Redcedar

The eastern redcedar -- is it a "weed" or a valuable native tree?

Reflections on the Winter Landscape

Winter, the dormant season, is when the bare bones of the landscape are revealed.