The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

January 2019-Vol.5 No.1


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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

Garden Basics Classes, the PLA Seminar, and more!

Get ready for these upcoming learning opportunities


It is not only easy but it tastes....

January Tasks & Tips in the Ornamental Garden

Is there really anything to do in the garden in January?

Garden Dreaming

Resources for the ornamental gardener looking for inspiration

In the Vegetable Garden- January

Well, 2018 has come and gone....

Good Seeds, Bad Seeds

The seed catalogs just keep rolling in.....

The Soil Food Web: Nature’s Way to Build Healthy Soils

Build healthy soil naturally by nurturing a healthy community of soil organisms