Thursday, July 21, 2011
Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. One- to two-hour seminars and events. Events are free unless noted. Registration is required. * 360-225-8750 or http://tsugawanursery.com. n Ornamental Grasses: 11 a.m. July 23. Grasses add variety to gardens. Learn of their uses. n Pond Construction: 11 a.m. July 30. Certified pond specialist Doug King on basics and design elements of pond construction. n Japanese Maples: 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Brian Tsugawa on type, tips and techniques. n Canning and Preserving 101: 1 p.m. Aug. 6. WSU master canners on how to prepare fruits and vegetables, and canning and preserving techniques. n Basic Summer Bonsai Care: 11 a.m. Aug. 20. Sun protection and the proper way to water and fertilize. n Bonsai Group: 1 p.m. Aug. 20. Tips and techniques from bonsai enthusiasts.
Earth-friendly Gardening Practices Series: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 9 at Cordwood Classroom on West Biddle Lake at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. n July 19: Designing Gardens for Natural Success; n July 26: Mulching and Lasagna Gardens; n Aug. 2: Identifying and Accommodating Beneficial Species; n Aug. 9: Soil Amendments. $95 for the series or $25 per class. * Pre-register http://columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936, ext. 225.
Native Plants of Western Washington Series: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 21 through Aug. 11 at Cordwood Classroom on West Biddle Lake at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. n July 21: Great Trees; n July 28: Lowland Forest Communities; n Aug. 4: Plants from Extreme Environments; n Aug. 11: Plants that are Well-suited for Gardens and Landscapes. $95 for the series or $25 per class. * Pre-register http://columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936, ext. 225.
Common and Not So Common Herbs: 10 a.m. to noon July 23 at CASEE, Building B, Room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Garden Delights Farm will discuss herb cultivation and history, along with culinary, household, medicinal and cosmetic uses. Class is free to NatureScaping members or $15 for nonmembers. * Register: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Urban Growers Market: 4-8 p.m. the second Friday of the month through Oct. 14 at One World, 2315 Main St. Market features backyard growers, farmers, food vendors and local artisans. * 360-737-8298 or http://urbangrowersmarket.com.
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 maintenance Wednesdays through Aug. 31. * 360-314-6267.
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. * 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.
Send information to email@example.com.