Garden Calendar

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Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. * Register: Tsugawa Nursery or 360-225-8750.

Bonsai Basic: 11 a.m. Aug. 18. Learn the origins of bonsai, the types and styles and some basics to get you started.

Japanese Maples: 11 a.m. Aug. 25. Learn some of the different types and some tips and techniques to get the most from your maple.

Camas Roots Garden Work Parties: 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through August. Volunteers welcome to help maintain educational garden at 841 N.E. 22nd Ave. Food grown will be donated to food bank. * Elisa Wells, 360-833-0925.

Basic Principles of Permaculture: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 18 at Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Bldg. B, room 20, Brush Prairie.Learn basic permaculture principles and practices that link human activities with environment to preserve healthy sustainable ecosystems.Classes are free for Naturescaping members, $15 per class for nonmembers. * Register: info@naturescaping.org or hannahfa70@yahoo.com.

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens business meeting: 1 p.m. Aug. 28, 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Billie Bevers will present a program on Mason Bees: pollinators for fruit trees and gardens. *360-606-7359 or woodlandlilacgardens@gmail.com.

Watershed Stewards Volunteer Training: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays Sept. 6 through Nov. 8 at Clark County Operations Conference Center, 4700 N.E. 78th St.

Learn what you can do to maintain healthy watersheds for the community, fish and wildlife and future generations. After training, volunteers will work on a variety of projects with the Watershed Stewards Program and local environmental partners in public outreach and education, stream restoration, water-quality monitoring, classroom presentations and community workshops. Free. * Apply: Watershed Stewards Class.

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club:12:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. The 2012-2013 season will open with a potluck. The board will provide sweets, bring a dish to share. * 360-210-8012.

Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting:7 to 9 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd. Free. * 360-696-1331.

Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Covington House, 4201 Main St. * 360-936-6515.

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. third Mondays, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. * 360-896-7278.

Send information to homeandgarden@columbian.com.