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Learn Fall Gardening at the Cape Cod Master Gardener Autumn Joy Symposium 

Registration now open for this educational event 

September 5, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod presents Autumn Joy, an exciting and informative fall symposium on Saturday, September 30 at 9:00 a.m., held at the Harwich Community Center featuring keynote speaker Jana Milbocker, author and creator of the resource “Enchanted Gardens”.  Milbocker will highlight the many trees, shrubs, and perennials that make a statement during the darker months of the year with her presentation of “The Magic of the Winter Garden”. Additional sessions on seed saving, best practices for gardening-as-we-age, orchids, and small-space vegetable gardening are included in the entry fee. All who register for the symposium are eligible to win a door prize.

Tickets are $25. Registration opens August 29 online at or by mailing a check made out to 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: 

What: The 2023 Autumn Joy Symposium 

Who: Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod 

When: Saturday, September 30, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

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

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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