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Unlock Your Gardening Potential: Backyard Horticulture Educational Series by Master Gardeners  

Gardeners of all skill levels welcome 

January 9, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) In February and March 2024, Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod will lead Backyard Horticulture, an educational gardening course tailored to gardeners of all skill levels.  

This comprehensive program encompasses a wide array of gardening subjects, including container gardening, pollinator-friendly techniques, herb cultivation, managing native and invasive plants, pruning methods, seed germination, soil enrichment, composting practices, and successful vegetable cultivation. 

Course Details: 

  • Cost: Registration is $80.00 for either location 
  • When: February-March 2024 
  • Where: Harwich or Barnstable 

Harwich Backyard Horticulture: 

  • Location: Harwich Community Center 
  • Schedule: Fridays, 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. 
  • Dates: February 2 through March 22, 2024 

Barnstable Backyard Horticulture: 

  • Location: Harborview Conference Room at the Barnstable County Complex 
  • Schedule: Thursdays, 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. 
  • Dates: February 1 through March 21, 2024  

Each Backyard Horticulture class includes multiple informative presentations, allowing participants to delve into various aspects of gardening, followed by dedicated time for questions and discussions. 

For more information and to register, please visit

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