The Garden Shed
A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners
February 2019-Vol.5 No.2
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Table of Contents
In the Ornamental Garden
Native plants attract insects and provide year-round food and cover.
Tasks and Tips
“Tidying” can bring more joy to gardening.
In the Vegetable Garden
Adopt minimum tillage cultivation practices to build healthy, productive soils the natural way.
Learn about Soil, Mulch & Compost or Growing a Better Lawn