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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Seeks Applicants for Master Gardener Program

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Become a Master Gardener

September 9, 2021 (Barnstable, MA) The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is now accepting applications for the 2022 class. If you enjoy gardening and are enthusiastic about sharing your gardening knowledge, you should consider applying. Master Gardeners are adults of all ages who love gardening and have previous gardening experience; They come from all walks of life and are willing to learn about horticulture and share research-based information with others. 

The Master Gardener Program is a cooperative effort between community volunteers and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. This program is designed to meet the horticulture needs of Barnstable County citizens through education and outreach. Successful applicants will be trained by the Cooperative Extension. This is a long-term commitment, and applicants should be willing to commit to the volunteer and training time. Deadline for applications is October 1st.  

Applications and overview can be found on the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension website:  

ABOUT BARNSTABLE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION:  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is the education department for Barnstable County. Educational programs focus on agriculture, marine resources, horticulture, aquaculture, natural resources, water quality, recycling, household hazardous waste, nutrition, food safety, youth development, and environmental education issues facing the county. Extension programs are conducted in Barnstable County in cooperation with the University of Massachusetts and The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution–Sea Grant program. Learn more at 

ABOUT BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF CAPE COD: Barnstable County is one of the last functioning counties in Massachusetts, with departments serving the 15 towns of Cape Cod. Barnstable County government consists of a legislative branch (Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates) and an executive branch (Barnstable County Commissioners). Learn more at