The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

February 2018 - Vol. 4 No. 2


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Table of Contents

Gratin with Potatoes and Leeks

Simple, hearty, seasonal, and delicious--Peel and slice potatoes, then fan them out into an edible masterpiece.

The Vegetable Garden- February

It's time to get ready for spring planting

Upcoming Events- Garden Basics Class

Check out this PMG class!

Succeeding with Succulents

Do they really thrive on neglect? Well, not exactly.

The Ornamental Garden in February

February is a time to start early-season tasks and to enjoy the first signs of spring.

Using Seed Packet Information to Help your Garden Grow

That seed packet is much more than a pretty picture.

Daphnes — The Hopeful Fragrance of Spring

Daphnes add color and fragrance to the winter landscape.