Garden calendar

By Linda Lutes, Columbian Photo systems coordinator



Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery Harvest celebration: 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Family activities include the Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off at noon, a cider-press demonstration and tastings at 2 p.m., and pumpkin painting. Free. Seminars: Free one- to two-hour seminars and events. No registration required unless noted. 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. 360-225-8750 or • Pruning Your Japanese Maple for the Landscape: 1 p.m. Oct. 24. Dave DeWire on creating a beautiful silhouette with maples. Landscape design seminar series: $30 for all three classes. Registration required. • Landscape Design 101: The Basics: 1 p.m. Oct. 2. Discuss what area of the yard you want to emphasize. Learn how to measure the area to be landscaped, then walk around the nursery to see what will work in the design. • Landscape Design 101: The Workshop: 1 p.m. Oct. 9. Learn about form, texture and movement and how these elements work in the landscape. • Landscape Design 101: The Follow-up:1 p.m. Oct. 16. Learn about layout and plant choices; concentrating on shape, height, color and texture; and how all these elements create a cohesive design.

Wildflower Seedball workshop: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Space Arts Collective, 2315 Main St., Vancouver. Mix clay, compost and native wildflower seeds to make seed balls to toss around the yard to create a landscape that supports native pollinators. Free. Dinner will be served; register to share food. Warren Neth, 360-771-1296 or

VanRidge Garden ClubMeeting: 10 a.m., Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Jackie Johnson leads a class on painting rocks. Auction of garden-related items and a potluck. 360-882-8200.

Pumpkin Lane: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through October at Pomeroy Living History Farm, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. Enjoy a hayride, haybale maze, animal petting, games, scarecrow making, food from the Farm Cafe and pick out a pumpkin. Admission: $5 for adults and $4 ages 3-11. 360-686-3537 or

Clark County Master Gardener Foundation meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 5, CASEE, Rooms 202/205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Master Gardener Yolanda Vanveen of Vanveen Bulbs will discuss gardening with bulbs year round for color. Bulbs will be for sale. Free.

NatureScape’s Vermacomposting Class: 10 a.m. to noon, may run slightly longer, Oct. 16 at CASEE, Building B, Room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn to make a simple worm-composting bin, what kinds of food, bedding and worms to use and where to find them. Class will be held partially or completely in garden, so dress appropriately. Free for members or $15 per class. Membership is $20 per year or $15 for seniors. Register: or

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: Meets at 2:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month at Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. New members and visitors welcome. 360-896-7278.

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