The Garden Shed
A Community Newsletter published by the Piedmont Master Gardeners
October 2019-Vol.5 No.10
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Table of Contents
In the Vegetable Garden
How to grow a healthy and delectable treat
Tasks and Tips
October vegetable gardening is a blend of harvesting, planting and preparing the garden for the winter and next season.
And how to avoid them
In the Ornamental Garden
Viburnums offer lovely spring/summer flowers, attractive foliage, fall color, adaptability to growing conditions, and colorful berries that feed wildlife.
Register for the Master Gardener 2020 class; attend lectures on trees, invasives, native plants, and medicinal plants from the Appalachian forests. Attend the Fall Open House and plant/tree sale at Tufton Farms.
Tasks and Tips
Fall chores involve preparing houseplants for life indoors; planting and/or forcing hardy bulbs; caring for tender bulbs; cutting down perennials; making leaf mold; and knowing what NOT to do.
Recipe of the Month
Turn your fresh figs into an easy appetizer