The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

June 2019-Vol.5 No.6

 

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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

The Ornamental Garden in June

Keep up summer maintenance or pay the price.

Innovative Ways with your Garden Greens

Kohlrabi Tacos, anyone? With a Thyme Margarita?

The Vegetable Garden in June

June tips to keep the vegetable garden healthy and happy.

The Sedge Alternative

Use native sedges as groundcovers, lawn alternatives, and accent plants.

Container Gardening II: What to Grow & How

Last month we talked about choosing containers, preparing your soil and siting your containers.  Now it’s time to start planting.

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