Garden calendar



Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. One- to two-hour seminars and events. Events are free unless noted. Seating is limited, and registration is required. 360-225-8750 or

• Japanese Maples: 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Brian Tsugawa will explain some of the different types of maples and demonstrate tips and techniques.

• Canning and Preserving 101: 1 p.m. Aug. 6. WSU master canners will show how to prepare fruits and vegetables and different techniques of canning and preserving.

• Basic Summer Bonsai Care: 11 a.m. Aug. 20. Learn the importance of providing sun protection and the proper way to water and fertilize.

• Bonsai Group: 1 p.m. Aug. 20. Learn tips and techniques from experienced bonsai enthusiasts.

• Pond Construction: 11 a.m. Aug. 27. Doug King, certified pond specialist, will take you through the process from conception to completion.

Earth-friendly Gardening Practices Series: Soil Amendments, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at Cordwood Classroom on West Biddle Lake at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. $25 per class. Register or 360-882-0936, ext. 225.

Native Plants of Western Washington Series: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 11 at Cordwood Classroom on West Biddle Lake at Columbia Springs located at 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Class topics include: Plants from Extreme Environments, Aug. 4; and Plants that are Well-suited for Gardens and Landscapes, Aug. 11. $25 per class. Register or 360-882-0936, ext. 225.

Woodland Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30 at Horseshoe Lake Park in downtown Woodland. Live music through Aug. 12. Market features produce, flowers, crafts, jewelry and pet products.

Weed and Feed Wednesdays: 9 a.m. to noon at Camas Roots Garden, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. Volunteers needed to help with weeding, planting and other basic garden maintenance every Wednesday through Aug. 31. 360-314-6267.

Wildflower Seedball Workshop: 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month through Sept. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, Main Room 4505 East 18th Street. Mix clay, compost and native wildflower seeds to make seed balls to toss around the yard to create a landscape that supports native pollinators.

Grow Vancouver: Where Growers Meet: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month through September at Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver. Bring a potluck dish and a hot garden project or topic. Break off into small groups to facilitate discussion and brainstorm solutions.

Vancouveria Garden Club: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Covington House, 4201 Main St. Meetings vary; call for details. 360-936-6515.

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 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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