Resources & Affiliations
Suggested Resources for Your Garden Knowledge
Good Gardening Sites
Association to Preserve Cape Cod
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
Offers winter beekeeping classes and ongoing education.
Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
Offer plant clinics, hotline, classes, and access to useful information.
Contact the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce for details.
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Located on Route 6A in Brewster, the museum offers native plant gardens, an active beehive, salt marsh tours, and more.
A few free articles but must subscribe later
Includes information on repotting
The Spruce - Gardening basics, repotting
Burpee's "how and when" guide
Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod
Accurate information on plant management for the public
"Create a Garden Haven to support Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees, and other Precious Pollinators"
"Establishing pollinator-friendly habitats and food sources for bees, butterflies and birds." 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.
Important info! Find a tick? Don't flush it, do this instead!
Sites That Focus on Native Species
Books Recommended for Increasing
Native Plants in Landscapes
Tallamy, Doug. Bringing Nature Home. Timber Press, 2007. Contains lists of plants and the numbers of insects which feed on them. Also see https://homegrownnationalpark.org
Weaner, Larry, and Thomas Christopher. Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change. Timber Press, 2016.
Rainer, Thomas, and Claudia West. Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes. Timber Press, 2015.
Sandwich Garden Club Affiliates
Scenic Roots Garden Center, 349 Route 6A, East Sandwich
Soares Flower Garden Nursery, 1021 Sandwich Road, East Falmouth