Thursday, October 27, 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.
Winterizing Your Pond: 11 a.m. Nov. 5. Doug King will offer tips for 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. Learn to make holiday wreaths and centerpieces, $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 how to create and maintain a bonsai tree, $35.
When, Where and How to Properly Plant a Tree: 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29, 18901 S.E. 41st Drive in Fisher’s Landing Neighborhood. Vancouver Urban Forestry staff will give demonstrations and answer questions, then work with workshop participants to plant 38 trees and more than 200 shrubs throughout the area. Tools and gloves will be provided for the workshop. Participants should come prepared for all weather conditions. * Register: 360-487-8308 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: http://www.cityofvancouver.us/urbanforestry.
Master Composter and Recycler Composting Workshops: Events are free unless noted. * Register: http://www.columbiasprings.org/mcr/classes.html or 360-882-0936, ext. 224.
Family Wormshop: 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 5, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. 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.
Beyond Rain Barrels: Cisterns and large water-catchment systems: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Cisterns can hold hundreds or thousands of gallons of water that falls off your roof. Experts from Portland Purple Water will discuss design, installation and maintenance of large systems. Register online at http:/www.brownpapertickets.com/event/206851 or by phone at 360-397-6060, ext. 5712. Free.
Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3, Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd. Meet rose lovers and learn from the experts. Free. * 360-696-1331.
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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