The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

May 2015 - Vol. 1 No. 5


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Table of Contents

Peas, Peas, Peas

Versatile way to use peas.

May Lawn Care

Lush green grass in May

The Ornamental Garden in May

It's May and there's lots to be done in the ornamental garden!

Baptisia – Both Beautiful and Indestructible!

This native plant is a superb addition to the ornamental garden.

The Edible Garden Tips and Tasks-May

May is an exciting time in the vegetable garden.

“Poison Apple”?

From villian to hero.....

What’s So Special About Azaleas and Rhododendrons?

Few shrubs are as widely celebrated as azaleas and rhododendrons.