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Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Presents Home Gardening Spring Symposium

March event features speaker Brie Arthur, award-winning landscape designer, grower, and author. 

February 16, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) Learn to love plants that love you back at the Master Gardeners’ Spring Symposium, Saturday, March 25. The featured speaker is Brie Arthur, award-winning landscape designer, grower, and author.  

Join Arthur to learn how you can create a gorgeous garden that preserves the ecology of Cape Cod. With her expert tips and plant combinations specific to this area, she will show you strategies for deterring deer, rabbits and voles, and share inspiration for container gardens. From having a party-ready patio to a bountiful property border, Arthur will share expert growing tips for a successful harvest. 

Additionally, attendees will learn about the Pollinator Pathways of Cape Cod initiative to increase pollinator-friendly habitats and food sources for bees, butterflies, and wildlife. 

Cost: Registration is $40.00 

When: Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Where: Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville 

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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  

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