Clark County garden calendar
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. One- to two-hour seminars and events. Events are free unless noted. Registration required. 360-225-8750 or http://tsugawanursery.com.
• Pruning Japanese Maples: 11 a.m. Oct. 22. Learn the tips and techniques to get the most from Japanese maples.
• Winterizing Your Pond: 11 a.m. Nov. 5. Doug King will teach the steps to ensure a healthy pond.
• Tabletop Fountains: 11 a.m. Nov. 19. Doug King will demonstrate how to create a tabletop fountain.
• Wreaths and Centerpieces: 1 p.m. Nov. 19. Lisa Bradford will lead a class on holiday wreaths and centerpieces. Leave with a wreath or centerpiece, $25.
• Bonsai Group: 1 p.m. Nov. 19. Learn tips and techniques from experienced bonsai enthusiasts.
• Bonsai Workshop: 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Greg Buel will show you how to create a little work of art to take home, $35.
Pumpkin Lane: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays through October at Pomeroy Living History Farm, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. Activities include a hayride, hay-bale maze, animals, games, scarecrow making, food from the Farm Cafe and pumpkin picking. $5 for adults, $4 ages 3 to 11. 360-686-3537 or http://www.pomeroyfarm.org.
Master Composter and Recycler Composting Workshops: Events are free unless noted. Registration is required. http://www.columbiasprings.org/mcr/classes.html or 360-882-0936, ext. 224.
• Recycling 101: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at West Van Materials Recovery Center, 6601 N.W. Old Lower River Road. This informational class will answer questions about recycling. It includes a tour of the recycling facility. City-recognized neighborhood associations who send a representative to this class and publish an approved recycling article in their neighborhood newsletter can earn money for their neighborhood association treasury.
• Family Wormshop: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 5 at 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Workshop on the basics of vermicomposting. Worm bin and worms are provided, $35 per family. Children must be at least 5 years old to participate. Registration must be completed a week prior to class to get worms.
Annual Chrysanthemum Show: Noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 29 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 30. Presentation by Sogetsu School of Ikebana at 2 p.m. Oct. 29. Plants and blooms will be for sale at the Clark Public Utilities Building Community Room, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way. Show entries must be submitted from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Show admission is free.
Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens meeting: 1 p.m. Oct. 25, 115 South Pekin Road, Woodland. Karen Ward will present “Food for Flight: Giving migratory birds the fuel needed by making a backyard stopover habitat and how to care for birds in winter.” Refreshments will be served. * 360-606-7359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 at Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd. Meet rose lovers and learn from the experts. Free. 360-696-1331.
Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh St., Camas. Gardeners welcome. 360-210-8012.
Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month, Covington House, 4201 Main St. 360-936-6515.
Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. 360-896-7278.
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