The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

July 2019-Vol.5 No.7

 

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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

Pollination: Flowering Plants, Pollinators, and the Wonder of it All

A deeper look into pollination reveals a lot about mutual dependence in the natural world and the importance of maintaining biodiversity.

Mystery Plant of the Prairie

Of cups, compasses, and what???

Fresh Tomato, Basil & Walnut Pasta

Here’s an easy way to enjoy your garden’s bounty of tomatoes and basil.

Upcoming Events

Enjoy summertime hikes, garden tours, a butterfly walk, and the Albemarle County Fair.

Tasks & Tips for July

The ornamental gardener’s To-Do List for July

In the Vegetable Garden: July

Tasks & Tips for July