The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

March 2021-Vol.7, No.3

 

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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

Guidelines for Dividing Perennials

Learning how to divide herbaceous perennials is an easy and useful skill for the home gardener to master.

March in the Edible Garden

March is especially welcome this year as we begin the outdoor edible gardening season.

How to Grow, Harvest, and Preserve Culinary Herbs

Growing and preserving your own herbs is an easy, economical way to enjoy their fresh flavors and aromas throughout the year.

March Tips for the Ornamental Gardener

Lots to do in March! Prune, weed, divide perennials, inspect, direct seed, fertilize, welcome spring, and enjoy the blooms!

Upcoming Events

Lots to learn online as we head into the spring season! Learn about vegetable gardening, native plants, tree care, monarchs and milkweed, and more.

A Year of New-Home Landscaping and What I’ve Learned

Use plant characteristics and the concept of "productive natives" to transform your home landscape into a low-maintenance, vibrant ecosystem.