Ready to garden? Cape Cod events to help get you inspired, find plants

Whether gardening is a newly discovered or longtime passion, it can be a demanding labor…

Whether gardening is a newly discovered or longtime passion, it can be a demanding labor of love for both planning and keeping the collection of plants alive and thriving. And those demands can change as you age, and certainly differ depending on what type of plants and gardening you hope to pursue now that the weather cooperates.

Here are some chances to get advice and talk with experts who could help guide you through. And then, if you’re ready by Saturday, some plant sales to get you started:

A talk on container gardens will be one of eight plant-related events this weekend as the growing season gets into full swing.

Plant talks

► Barnstable County Master Gardener Cheryl Bryan will talk about lessons learned toward “Lifelong Gardening” in a talk at 11 a.m. Friday at Osterville Village Library. Topics will include how life experiences or health limitations can diminish our ability to garden and ways to adapt skills and tasks. Bryan has been active in the Children’s Garden in Brewster, and has worked as both a speaker and mentor. Registration is required. Information: ostervillevillagelibrary.org or 508-428-5757.