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2024 Backyard Horticulture

Backyard Horticulture is an educational program offered by the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers that provide science-based gardening information to the public. The classes are taught by Master Gardeners who have experience gardening on Cape Cod and are willing to share their gardening interests that will stimulate your own gardening passions. Backyard Horticulture is sure to get you in the mood for the upcoming growing season.

The Backyard Horticulture course has been offered for 20 years on Cape Cod and is a great opportunity to learn more about gardening, whether you are a beginner or seasoned professional.   The gardening course covers numerous topics including soils, ornamental plants, vegetable gardening, herbs, native plants, pruning, and many, many more topics.  The 2024 Backyard Horticulture program will be offered in Barnstable and Harwich. Classes are once a week for 8 weeks and approximately 3 hours, details by location below. The cost for either location is $80.00.

Harwich Backyard Horticulture

Fridays, February 2 – March 22, 1:00-4:30 p.m.

Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak St., Harwich, MA

Barnstable Backyard Horticulture

Thursdays, February 1 – March 21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Barnstable County Complex, 3195 Main St., Barnstable, MA

Registration is currently closed as capacity has been reached, thank you for your interest.

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