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.


Horticulture clinic/hotline resumes service March 2nd!

You know it’s spring when the snowdrops and crocus begin blooming and more importantly when the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Horticultural clinic/hotline opens for the 2017 growing season.  The Extension clinic/hotline resumes services March 2nd on Tuesday and Thursday’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Master Gardeners volunteer to staff the clinic and are available to answer any of your horticultural questions.  They can be reached at 508-375-6700 or you can email them at gardeners@barnstablecounty.org.  or if you prefer, you can bring in a plant specimen for an ID or diagnoses.  The clinic is located in the basement of the Deeds and Probate Building, 3195 Main St., Barnstable.  This service is free of charge.  The clinic also provides a soil testing service testing for pH only.  This service is offered at $2.00 per sample.  Test results and recommendations are emailed back to the recipient.  For more information on how to collect a soil sample please refer to the fact sheet by clicking on this link http://www.capecodextension.org/aghort/hortclinic/...

Master Gardener scholarship application is now available. Click here to learn more.

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that they will be offering two $2,000.00 scholarships to two deserving students residing in Barnstable County.  The scholarship funds, to be used towards the payment of tuition or room and board, for an individual pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture, horticulture, or related natural science. The applicant must meet the following criteria: 1.  The applicant must be a current high school senior or enrolled in college and majoring in the field of horticulture, floriculture, landscape or urban design, conservation, forestry, botany, agronomy, plant pathology, environmental science, and/or related fields. 2.  Must be a resident of Barnstable County. 3.  The application must be submitted on the approved form. Three committee members from the Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod will review applications and select the recipients of the scholarships.  The recipients will be notified of the award by May 1, 2017. Click here to download the 2017 application....


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