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Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Presents Sustainable Home Gardening Spring Symposium.

Master Gardeners of Cape Cod Presents Sustainable Home Gardening Spring Symposium 

February 15, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod presents its Spring Gardening Symposium, Rewild Your Garden: Planting Plans for a Cape-friendly Landscape on Saturday, March 23, […]

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Unwanted stinky housemates include stink bugs.

Stinky Houseguests

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist I was approaching my front door recently and noticed a group of western conifer seed bugs, a relative of stink bugs by […]

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Spiders are unwanted housemates.

It’s Spider Season on Cape Cod

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist Now that it’s getting colder, you’re going to see an influx of spiders in your home. But no need to burn the […]

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Hummingbird hawk moth in a garden.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s a bug???

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist At first glance you might think this is a hummingbird.  But if you look closely this creature has antennae.  This is a […]

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Late summer is a waspy business on Cape Cod. Find out why hornets and wasps are beneficial and how to deal with nests.

Late Summer on Cape Cod – It’s a Waspy Business

~A note from Larry Dapsis, Extension’s County Entomologist I get calls from people about insects or ticks on a year-round basis. People may take note of a large paper nest […]

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Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs in the Garden

Groundhogs (a.k.a. woodchucks, marmots, and whistle pigs) are the largest member of the squirrel family. They carry the whimsical alternate name “whistle pigs” because when alarmed, they give a loud, […]

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Update on the Native Plant Sale.

The Cooperative Extension will not be operating the native plant sale this spring. The native plant sale has been successful at providing education and native plants to the public since […]

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Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod Offers Backyard Horticulture Educational Series

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension has announced the dates and hours for an all-levels gardening course, Backyard Horticulture, which will be taught in person in Harwich and Barnstable Village during the months of February and March.

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Join The Master Gardeners for Backyard Horticulture.

**Both sessions are now sold out. Backyard Horticulture is a gardening course for all levels of gardeners. The course is taught by experienced Master Gardeners and covers a wide variety […]

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