Thursday, June 23, 2011
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 http://tsugawanursery.com.
• Herbs: 1 p.m. June 25. Learn which herbs behave and which ones tend to run away, along with how to use them in the landscape.
Open Garden Tour: Mount Pleasant Iris Farm has a national display garden of Japanese irises. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through and Sunday, through July 17. Free. Five miles east of Washougal on state Highway 14 at Milepost 23. 360-835-1016 or http://www.mtpleasantiris.com.
Summer Solstice Garden Celebration: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25. A self-guided tour through Harlee’s Gardens, Eastfork Nursery, NatureScaping, Northwest Nursery outlet, Scented Acres Lavender Farm and Sunset View Nursery. A map and details about events and demonstrations will be provided. 360-263-8890 or http://www.specialtynursery.org.
Rain Garden Workshop: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 28 at CASEE center, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Building B, room 202/205, Brush Prairie. Watershed steward Joe Seley will give an overview of where rain gardens do and do not work and take participants through the step-by-step process of designing and building a rain garden, including design, construction techniques, choosing suitable plants and maintenance. Free. Registration required. 360-397-6060 ext. 5705 or http://brownpapertickets.com/event/176876.
Community Fair: Noon to 4 p.m. July 2, at the Gardener Center Gardner Center, state Highway 503 and Northeast 199th Street in Battle Ground. Music, giveaways and raffle to benefit the Rocksolid Teen Center in Brush Prairie.
Pancake Breakfast and City of Abundance Mural Kick-off: 9 to 11 a.m. July 2. Street party to celebrate the first City of Abundance mural in Rose Village, east side of IGA Grocery, 2109 St. John’s Blvd.
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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