The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

January 2017- Vol.3 No.1


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Table of Contents

Kale Salad

It’s no wonder that kale is still ....

The Vegetable Garden in January

Well, 2016 has come and gone....

Wood Ashes

Aww... the hoilday season....

The Ornamental Garden in January

This new year, resolve to stay active in your garden.

The Mystique of Tropical Orchids

Growing exotic tropical orchids can be fascinating but frustrating.

A Gardener’s Guide to Plant Nomenclature, Part II

Mysteries of plant labels revealed . . .