Resources and Affiliations
Horticulture and Conservation Suggested Resources for Your Garden Knowledge
Consider donating to this great non-profit that works tirelessly to make Cape Cod a better, healthier place for all creatures.
The Barnstable County Beekeepers Association offers winter beekeeping classes and ongoing education.
Offer plant clinics, hotline, classes, and access to useful information.
Contact the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce for details.
Located on Route 6A, Brewster and offers native plant gardens, an active beehive, salt marsh tours, and more.
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 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 offers abundant native plants, tours, jam making, gift shop, and annual spring plant sale.
Books Recommended for Increasing
Native Plants in Landscapes
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