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Free Mercury Training

FREE Mercury Training

Mercury is poisonous to people and wildlife; it can be dangerous- even deadly- if not handled properly. If you’re interested about managing mercury in your home or place of work, […]

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Tips for Mosquito Control and Prevention on Cape Cod

The recent wet and rainy weather on Cape Cod gives mosquitoes ample opportunities to find standing water to lay their eggs on. Although there’s nothing we can do about rainfall, […]

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Confirmed Tornado Touchdown in Marstons Mills Highlights the Importance of Situational Awareness and Emergency Preparedness

The National Weather Service has posted the following preliminary statement regarding a small EF-0 tornado that touched down in the town of Barnstable near the village of Marstons Mills today, […]

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Ask a Master Gardener at the Eastham Library

Master Gardeners of Cape Cod will host weekly drop-in help sessions at the Eastham Public Library, located at 190 Samoset Rd #3145. Please come visit on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. – […]

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Cape Cod Master Gardeners Invite Public to Tour Gardens

Regional garden tours and lectures offered as part of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival June 27, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardeners of Cape Cod are showcasing 6 unique […]

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Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Invite Public to Tour Gardens

The Master Gardeners of Cape Cod are showcasing 6 unique gardens to visitors in celebration of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival. Garden tours will be held rain or shine from […]

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Beech Leaf Disease

Beech leaf disease (BLD) is a disease caused by a foliar nematode that impacts American beech, Fagus grandifolia and European beech, Fagus sylvatica. Beech leaf disease has spread quickly in […]

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Join the Master Gardeners for “Evenings in the Garden”.

Join the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod at the Barnstable County Fairgrounds on Rt. 151 in Falmouth from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Come see the demonstration garden through the […]

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Hydrangea Blues

The iconic bigleaf hydrangea, Hydrangea macrophylla, and related mountain hydrangea, H. serrata, that adorn many landscapes on Cape Cod will have less blooms this summer. The bigleaf hydrangea and to […]

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