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INFORMATION REGARDING THE HORTICULTURE CLINIC

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Horticulture Clinic will now be accepting soil samples for soil pH testing during the covid-19 emergency period.  Soil samples must be sent by mail and must include this form.  Please make sure the form is mailed with the samples and...

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LECANIUM SCALE – UPDATE

The oak lecanium scale, Parthenolecanium quercifex, is a common pest of ornamental trees and shrubs in the eastern US. This soft scale insect (Hemiptera: Coccidae) is primarily a pest on oak but has also been recorded on other species including hickory (Carya spp.)...

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 HORTICULTURE CLINIC HOURS

April thru SeptemberMon - Wed - Fri  9:00am to 3:00pm

March and October: Tues & Thur 9:00am to 3:00pm

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Horticulture Clinic will now be accepting soil samples for soil pH testing during the covid-19 emergency period.  Soil samples must be sent by mail and must include this form Please make sure the form is mailed with the samples and filled out completely with a legible email address and crop designated for each sample.  During the covid-19 emergency the $2/sample fee will temporarily be waived with a maximum of 5 samples allowed per household.  For more extensive testing including nutrients and fertilizer recommendations – use the UMass Soil Testing Lab.  Instructions on how to take a soil sample.

Mail to:
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
Soil Test
PO Box 367
Barnstable, MA 02630

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