The mission of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is to improve the health and well-being of youth, families, and communities; conserve and enhance natural and marine resources, and strengthen agriculture and food systems.


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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Cape Cod Master Gardeners to Host Annual Plant Sale in Falmouth on May 20th, 2023  

Locally grown annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs will be available for purchase May 4, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – The Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod will host their Plant Sale on Saturday, […]

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Massachusetts 4-H Contingency attends the 2023 Ag Day at the Massachusetts State House 

Last week the 4-H contingency attended the 2023 Ag Day at the Massachusetts State House. The purpose of the event was to showcase agriculture in Massachusetts and the importance of the industry for the state.

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County Entomologist Larry Dapsis Talks Ticks on the Pat Desmarais Show

🕷️Did you catch County Entomologist on the Pat Desmarais show last Sunday? They had a great discussion about ticks – including the companies that offer yard sprays! If you missed […]

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