Resources and Affiliations

Horticulture and Conservation Suggested Resources for Your Garden Knowledge

Helpful Organizations

Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC) 

(https://apcc.org/)

Consider donating to this great non-profit that works tirelessly to make Cape Cod a better, healthier place for all creatures. 

Barnstable County Beekeepers Association

(https://www.barnstablebeekeepers.org/)

The Barnstable County Beekeepers Association offers winter beekeeping classes and ongoing education.

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Service & Cape Cod Master Gardeners

(https://capecodextension.org/)

Offer plant clinics, hotline, classes, and access to useful information.

Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

(https://www.capecodchamber.org/hydrangea-fest-info/)

Contact the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce for details.

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

(https://www.ccmnh.org/)

Located on Route 6A, Brewster and offers native plant gardens, an active beehive, salt marsh tours, and more.

Grow Native Massachusetts

(https://grownativemass.org/)

Grow Native Massachusetts is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting native plants in landscapes and habitats. They have a yearly native plant sale.

Pollinator Pathway Northeast

(https://www.pollinator-pathway.org/)

Pollinator Pathway helps make Cape Cod pollinator heaven. The Sandwich Garden Club has joined Pollinator Pathways and we encourage you to register your garden with this worthwhile organization.

Thornton Burgess Society/Green Briar Nature Center

(http://www.thorntonburgess.org/GBNC)

Thornton Burgess Society/Green Briar Nature Center offers abundant native plants, tours, jam making, gift shop, and annual spring plant sale.

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Books Recommended for Increasing
Native Plants in Landscapes

  • Tallamy, Doug  
    Bringing Nature Home (contains lists of plants and the numbers of insects which feed on them) - as well as https://homegrownnationalpark.org

  • Weaner and Christopher 
    Garden Revolution: How our landscapes can be a source of environmental change

  • Rainer and West 
    Planting in a Post-Wild World

Sandwich Garden Club Affiliates