This program serves as a resource for accurate, unbiased information on plant management for municipal agencies as well as for agricultural producers, members of the Green Industries and the public. Trained volunteer Master Gardeners assist in the delivery of educational programs to the public.


Backyard Horticulture 2018 / Click here for more information.

The Backyard Horticulture Classes for 2018 have just been announced.  The classes will once again be offered in two different locations.  One in Barnstable and one in Harwich.  Both programs will be held for 8 sessions.  Cost is $75 per person and mail-in registration...

UMass Garden Calendar

UMass Garden Calendar's are here!! The 2018 UMass Garden Calendar includes a featured article about Insects to look for in Massachusetts which, along with a short segment on beneficial pollinators, presents key information on and photos of current invasive insects of...


News & Updates

There’s always something growing on! View our latest news, workshops and events.

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Master Gardener Program

A cooperative effort to provide unbiased horticultural info to the community.

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Pest & Weather Updates

Stay informed with updates on weather, insect, disease and weed activity!

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Horticulture Clinic

The Clinic offers diagnostic services and info for all your gardening questions.

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Fact Sheets & Resources

Resources for all of your gardening and agriculture needs.

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Fertilizer Certification

Exam, certification, and regulatory information.

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April thru OctoberMon – Wed – Fri  9:00am to 3:00pm

May and November: Tues & Thur 10:00am to 2:00pm

Submit a question on-line
call: 508.375.6700
email: gardeners@barnstablecounty.org