The Garden Shed
A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners
October 2018 - Vol.4 No.10
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Table of Contents
Recipe of the Month
Ease into Thai cooking with this simple and versatile lemongrass sauce.
Tasks and Tips
October is paranoia season in the garden . . .
Tasks and Tips
October is the “Countdown Month” for must-do garden chores.
In the Vegetable Garden
A Compelling Story for Home Gardeners, Commercial Growers and a Hungry Planet
When hedges frame our yards they can do more than mark boundaries because their mass directs our vision, keeping attention on what we’ve planted within the hedge as well as masking distractions on neighboring property.
In the Ornamental Garden
A workhorse from early summer through fall, it offers flowers and colorful foliage.
Learn about shade gardening, shop for a household treasure, and learn about being a Master Gardener