Fall Symposium:

"Autumn Joy"

October 5, 9-1

Fall Symposium 2024

Harwich Community Center

Details coming soon

Event Announcement

The Master Gardeners of Cape Cod once again offered an information-filled celebration of gardening with our annual Autumn Joy program on Saturday, September 30, 2023.

Saturday Sept 30, 2023
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Harwich Community Center

Keynote Presentation:
Jana Milbocker

The Magic of the Winter Garden
The morning session with a richly illustrated presentation about “The Magic of the Winter Garden”. She provided inspiration and tips for designing a garden for winter interest, choosing the best trees, shrubs, and perennials, and grouping them to create arresting vignettes. Jana is the principal at “Enchanted Gardens,” providing landscaping services, lectures, and garden tours. She trained as a graphic designer at Syracuse University, holds an MBA from Boston College, has further studied horticulture and landscape design. Her “Garden Tourist” books were available for purchase and signing.

Breakout Sessions (can pick 2):

Plant On: Seed Saving – Carolyn Brzezinski, Master Gardener
Boomer Gardening: Gardening as we Age – Priscilla Husband, Garden Coach
Orchids 101 - Yasmine McNellis, Master Gardener
Small Space Vegetable Gardening – Jim Michaels, Master Gardener
Participants can bring a soil sample (at least 1 cup of dry soil) for free pH testing. Each participant will receive a gift bag and a chance to win one of many exciting door prizes donated by local merchants.

Pre-registration is required. A link will be provided on this page when we are accepting registrations for Fall Symposium 2024.
Alternatively, you may register by mail. Please send your name, a check for $25 payable to “Master Gardeners Association of Cape Cod”, and your two selections for break-out sessions to: Master Gardeners of Cape Cod, P.O. Box 367, Barnstable, MA 02630.

The symposium takes place at the Harwich Community Center, 100 Oak Street, Harwich, MA. Doors will open at 8:45 for sign-in. Refreshments and beverages will be available until the start of the symposium at 9:30. Break-out sessions will end at 12:45, when door prizes will be available for pick-up and the conference will end at 1 pm.

Master Gardeners Spring Symposium Poster
Virginia, Jim and Susan

Fall vegetables

Fall Symposium Autumn Joy
Mary, Karen and Sally