The Garden Shed
A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners
May 2019-Vol.5 No.5
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Table of Contents
Systemic Insecticides, pollinator harm, and a better way to manage pest control
In the Edible Garden
May is the busiest month of the year for many home vegetable gardeners.
In the Ornamental Garden
How to create a hummingbird habitat in your yard
Tour a garden, hike, smell the wildflowers, take a class — learn while you enjoy!
How to prepare for success with containers
Tasks and Tips
Is it time for your houseplants to take a vacation?