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Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. * Register: http://tsugawanursery.com or 360-225-8750.nFall 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. n Create Your Own Bonsai Workshop: 11 a.m. Sept. 15. Bonsai experts will be on hand to show how to create a bonsai out of any plant, $35 includes supplies. Registration required.

Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-892-7880 or http://shortysgardenandhome.com/?cid=998.n 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.n 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.nConifers for the Garden: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 15. Join Marianne Filbert in discussing specific varieties, unique ways to enhance your landscape, care, watering and long-term considerations like size and scale.

Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Building B, Room 202, Brush Prairie. Pat Jollota, historian, author and community advocate, will speak. Free to the public. * 360-397-6060 ext. 5706.

Rain Barrel Workshop: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Watershed stewards will help participants build a rain barrel. Fee: $35. * Register: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/265524 or 360-397-6060, ext. 5712.

WSU 14th Annual Tour Clark County Farms: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Tour as many as 13 local farms showcasing the bounty and variety of agriculture in Clark County. Farm descriptions with maps and an events schedule are available online * http://clark.wsu.edu or from the Extension office at 1919 N.E. 78th St.

Earth-Friendly Landscaping: 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Pacific Park Natural Garden demonstration site at the southwest corner of Northeast 18th and Northeast 172nd. The one-hour talk will be followed by a one-hour weeding work party, dress appropriately. Free. Registration required. * http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/269997.

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.

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.

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