Thursday, August 23, 2012
Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. Register: http://tsugawanursery.com or 360-225-8750.
• 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.
• Fall Garden Cleanup: 11. a.m. Sept. 8. Learn what should be done with fruit trees, roses and garden in the months to come; what should and shouldn't be pruned; and the details that get overlooked when cool weather descends.
Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. Register: 360-892-7880 or http://shortysgardenandhome.com/?cid=998
• Plants for Shade: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 1. Join Marianne Filbert for an exploration of plant varieties for shady areas plus care, watering and fertilizing.
• Mini Gardening: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. Andrea Rudolph leads this hands-on class on building, designing and planting miniature gardens. $15 fee is credited toward purchase of a container or the provided cedar box for planting.
Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Building B, Room 202, Brush Prairie. Pat Jollata, historian, author and community advocate, will speak. Free to the public. 360-397-6060 ext. 5706.
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.
VanRidge Garden Club: 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Members will share their summer bounty. Bring vegetables raw or cooked for tasting and horticulture display or flower design. Followed by a potluck.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: www.surveymonkey.com/s/WatershedStewards2012.
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.
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