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2022 Autumn Joy Symposium Registration Is Now Open  

Attend this annual educational event for gardening enthusiasts across Cape Cod

August 30, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod presents the 2022 Autumn Joy Symposium. Mark your calendar for a colorful and informative fall event on Saturday, October 1, at 8:30 a.m., to be held at the Harwich Community Center.

With his talk on “Fall Color in New England Coastal Gardens,” keynote speaker Andy Brand, Director of Horticulture at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, will highlight the various plants that add striking textures and hues to the fall garden.

Additional sessions on Ornamental Grasses for Cape Cod, The Joy of Winter Sowing, Gardening at the Edge of the Zone on the Outer Cape, and information about garden tools and their maintenance are included in the entry fee.

Tickets are $25. All who register are eligible to win a door prize.

Online Registration is open at  Attendees may also mail a check made out to the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod to:

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

Master Gardeners Program

P.O. Box 367

Barnstable, MA 02630-0367

For more information, please visit Home – Master Gardeners Association (

What: The 2022 Autumn Joy Symposium

Who: Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod

When: Saturday, October 1, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, Harwich, MA 02645

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