The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

February 2019-Vol.5 No.2

 

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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

Creating a Bird-Friendly Garden

Native plants attract insects and provide year-round food and cover.

Learning from Marie Kondo: Tidying Magic for Gardeners

“Tidying” can bring more joy to gardening.

Minimum Till Cultivation: What? Don’t Turn over the Garden Soil?

Adopt minimum tillage cultivation practices to build healthy, productive soils the natural way.

Coming Soon: Garden Basics Classes & Spring Lecture Series

Learn about Soil, Mulch & Compost or Growing a Better Lawn