Garden calendar



Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: Free one- to two-hour seminars and events. No registration required unless noted. 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. 360-225-8750 or

o Everything About Ponds: 11 a.m. July 24. Certified pond master Doug King will answer questions about ponds and fish care.

o Bamboo Culture and Care: 11 a.m. July 31. Brian Tsugawa will discuss how to grow, cultivate, care for bamboo and how to get rid of it.

o Ornamental Grasses 101: 11 a.m. Aug. 7. Learn about these versatile plants and their uses.

o Canning & Preserving 101: 1 p.m. Aug. 14. WSU Master Canners discuss how to prepare fruits and vegetables for canning and, canning techniques for preserving your garden’s bounty.

Community gardens workshop for faith communities: 1 to 3 p.m. July 24 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1220 N.E. 68th St. Learn to create a financially and environmentally sustainable garden that serves community needs. Free but donations are welcome. Preregister 503-221-1054, ext. 201, or e-mail

Home Canning-Saving the Summer: 1 to 3 p.m. July 31 at Vancouver Community Library, Library Hall, 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd. Learn the basics of safely preserving summer’s harvest of fruits and vegetables. Presented by Master Food Preservers from WSU/Clark County Extension. Free. 360-695-1566.

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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