Thursday, April 26, 2012
Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-225-8750 or Tsugawa Nursery.
10 a.m. to noon April 28: Veggie Gardening 101 and Beyond. Join the discussion on soil composting and fertilization, seed starting and planting, along with strategies for watering and garden layout.
Bare Root Tree and Plant Fundraiser Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28-29, Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Trees, $8; shrubs, $5; perennials start at $1. Funds support NatureScaping’s nonprofit Wildlife Botanical Gardens. * email@example.com or 360-737-1160.
Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens Lilac Days: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 13 at 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Tour 4 acres of lilacs, perennial borders and trees in the historic garden. Lilacs and perennials will be for sale. No pets allowed. $2, free for children younger than 12; free parking. Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens
Geranium Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at Marshall House, 1301 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver. Geraniums in hanging baskets and gift baskets for sale. Proceeds benefit the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington, the Salvation Army and women’s college scholarships. Cash and checks only.
Home and Garden Idea Fair: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27-28 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29 at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield. A weekend of family-friendly activities and demonstrations featuring ideas for enhancing the home, yard and garden. Event highlights include landscape displays, home- and garden-related products and services, as well as one of the largest plant sales in the region. Donations of canned food are encouraged. Event is free; parking is $6. * 360-992-3231 or Home and Garden Idea Fair.
Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. May 1 at Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Topic: Gardening with Jodee Nickel from the 4-H Restorative Community Service Food Bank Garden. * 360-666-9046.
Plant Sale: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 3 and 8 a.m. to noon May 4 at Fort Vancouver High School greenhouse, 5700 E. 18th St. Hanging baskets, blueberry shrubs, fruit trees, marionberries, annual and perennial flowers, herbs and vegetable starts. Proceeds benefit Fort Vancouver High School horticulture program. * 360-313-4000.
Backyard Composting Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon May 12 at Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Visit a composting demonstration site to learn about ways to make garden compost. Free; registration required. Columbia Springs
Camas Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 at Camas High School, 26900 S.E. 15th St., Camas. Plants and garden accessories for sale, along with kids’ activities. Presented by Columbia Gorge Women’s Association. Proceeds go to scholarships for local women returning to the workforce. Plant and garden fair
Master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 at the 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. Shop for flowering Mother’s Day gifts, vegetables, berries, annuals, perennials, shrubs and houseplants. All proceeds support local nonprofit food and garden programs. Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County
Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. Visitors welcome. * 360-210-8012.
Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd., Vancouver. Meet rose lovers and learn from experts. Free. * 360-696-1331.
Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month, Covington House, 4201 Main St., Vancouver. * 360-936-6515.
Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. third Monday of the month, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. * 360-896-7278.
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