The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

March 2018 - Vol 4 No. 3


For comments, questions or suggested topics for future Garden Shed articles contact us at:

If you have specific gardening questions or need help to solve a gardening problem, our Horticultural Help Desk is a free community resource and can be contacted at 434-872-4583 or by email:

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

Cabbage Bundles

Bumper cabbage crop and tired of variations on slaw? Try these make-ahead turnovers!

The Mexican Bean Beetle

Just like clockwork .....

In the Vegetable Garden-March

Watch out for this new garden pest

Upcoming Events- Annual Plant Sale & Spring Lecture Series

Save the Date for the annual plant sale....

Adding Native Spring Ephemerals to Ornamental Flower Beds

Short-lived but beautiful

In the Ornamental Garden

March Tasks and Tips