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Category: Horticulture, Entomology & Ticks

Pest Alert Box Tree Moth

Box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) is a non-native insect that originated in the temperate and subtropical regions of Asia. Box tree moth was found to be invasive in Europe and […]

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2024 Evenings in the Garden Free Event Series

Join the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds during these warmer months for their “Evenings in the Garden”. Each date will have a different topic […]

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2024 Lower Cape Children’s Garden Applications Now Open

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod operates a seasonal Children’s Garden at the Brewster Community Garden. The Children’s Garden offers children the opportunity to learn about gardening from Master Gardeners, […]

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Rewild Your Garden: Planting Plans for a Cape-friendly Landscape

***We are currently at capacity for the event as of 3/11/2024. Join the Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod for their 2024 Spring Symposium. Saturday, March 23 9:00 a.m. to […]

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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 […]

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Master Gardener Scholarship Offerings

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2,500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for […]

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USDA releases updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map

The USDA has released an updated version of the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. The map is a useful resource for gardeners and growers. Check out the map online at […]

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Don't fall for ticks this season.

Stay Aware and Don’t Fall for Tick Bites (or outdated tick testing info).

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist I see a lot of posts on gardening pages on Facebook about working around the yard and hiking, which it looks like […]

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2024 UMass Garden Calendars Have Arrived

The 2024 UMass Garden Calendar is now available for purchase through the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension. The featured article this year is Achieving Success Installing Container Grown Plants. The UMass […]

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