Thursday, June 30, 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.
• Jump Start to Fall and Winter Veggies: 11 a.m. July 2. Learn what plants you can grow and when to start.
• Kids Club: Patriotic Planters: 11 a.m. July 9. Plant a pot with the colors of the U.S. flag. Talk about flowers and the reason they are the colors they are.
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.
Grow Vancouver: Where Growers Meet: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 19 at McCallister Village, 2155 W. Firestone Lane. Bring a potluck dish and a hot garden project or topic. Break off into small groups to see what we can get done. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Fair: Noon to 4 p.m. July 2, at the Gardener 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.
Wildflower Seedball Workshop: 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 5 at Fruit Valley Community Center, 3201 Unander Ave. Mix clay, compost and native wildflower seeds to make seed balls to toss around the yard to create a landscape that supports native pollinators. http://www.myurbanabundance.org/wildflowerseedballworkshop.
Western Cascades Ethnobotany Workshop: 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 12 in the Cordwood Classroom on West Biddle Lake at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Learn how to identify local plants and about some of the uses that people have discovered for these plants. The workshop will combine an introduction in the classroom with slides and a walk through Columbia Springs’ diverse ecosystems. Registration required, $15. http://www.columbiasprings.org or 360-882-0936, ext. 225.
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.
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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