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Backdoor Gardens of the Early Colonists

September 7, 2021
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    • Dates: September 7, 2021
    • Location: Barnstable Libraries
    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Price: Free and open to all. Registration is appreciated. Email sturgisreference@comcast.net to sign up.

    Join historian, Joyce Prince, as she leads us through the types of herbs and plants the early colonists of Massachusetts would have grown in their gardens. This presentation is about the importance of the “Backdoor Garden” and about the common plants found in them. Joyce will talk about the medicinal, culinary, and household uses of these plants. Historical anecdotes and folklore will also be discussed.

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    Barnstable Libraries

    2401 Meetinghouse Way, P.O. Box 147, West Barnstable, MA 02668