The Garden Shed

A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners

May 2020-Vol 6 No. 5


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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

Edible Gardening in May

Time to plant summer vegetables

Integrated Pest Management

An approach to pests that makes conventional chemicals the very last resort

Growing Raspberries in the Home Garden

Growing raspberries in the home garden is easy and rewarding to do.

Chocolate Tart With Raspberries

An easy and delicious dessert for your fresh raspberries


An unusual native ground cover that deer leave alone

Upcoming Events

Education continues ONLINE with seminars, workshops, and Master Gardener College!

In the Ornamental Garden — Tasks & Tips for May

The May To-Do List is a long one