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Deadline Approaching: Annual Native Plant Sale

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Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Hosts Annual Native Plant Sale

Annual sale aims to educate public about the importance of local, native plants

January 18, 2022 (Barnstable, MA) Gardening enthusiasts can now pre-order native plants and seedlings at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension until March 18, 2022.

The plant material available through this program are young plants, rooted cuttings, and seedlings, which keep costs reasonable while allowing for quick establishment.

Native plants are essential for our local ecology; they provide resources for wildlife and maintain biodiversity. The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Native Plant Sale aims to educate the public about our local native plants and encourage use in the home landscape.

The plant sale is on a pre-order, first-come, first-served basis, and orders must be received by March 18, 2022. Only checks will be accepted made payable to Barnstable County. All plant material must be picked up on April 29 or April 30 at the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Farm Office at 3675 Main Street (6A), Barnstable, MA, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

For the full brochure and order form go to www.capecodextension.org/aghort/news/

ABOUT BARNSTABLE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CAPE COD COOPERATIVE EXTENSION:  Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is the education department for Barnstable County. Educational programs focus on agriculture, marine resources, horticulture, aquaculture, natural resources, water quality, recycling, household hazardous waste, nutrition, food safety, youth development, and environmental education issues facing the county. Extension programs are conducted in Barnstable County in cooperation with the University of Massachusetts and The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution–Sea Grant program. Learn more at www.capecodextension.org  

ABOUT BARNSTABLE COUNTY REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF CAPE COD:  Barnstable County provides exemplary government functions and services to keep our community healthy and safe, promote sustainable growth, and offers a proactive, open government that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Barnstable County. Learn more at www.barnstablecounty.org

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