Garden calendar



Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. Register: 360-225-8750 or 1 p.m. Feb. 25: Early Spring Vegetables. Learn some of the varieties you can grow right now. March 3, 10 and 17, by appointment: Design Coaching: You Design, You Save. A member of the design team will help create a dream landscape. $35.

Shorty’s Nursery: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. Register: 360-892-7880 or

10 a.m. to noon Feb. 25: Japanese Maples Demystified. Learn proper tree care, pruning techniques and specific varieties.n 10 a.m. to noon March 3: Rose Care with Don and Rosie Dean. Learn the proper planting, pruning, fertilizing and all season care.n 1 to 3 p.m. March 3: Mason Bees in the Garden. Local bee expert Sherian Wright will discuss proper use of mason bees in the garden and orchard.

Rose Care Seminars: Presented by the Fort Vancouver Rose Society. Learn how to plant, prune and care for roses. Common fungus control, insect and disease issues and fertilizers will be discussed. Free. 360-696-1331.n 10 a.m. Feb. 25 at Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E. Main St., Battle Ground.n 10 a.m. March 3 at Shorty’s Nursery, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd.n 10 a.m. March 24 at Shorty’s Nursery, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd.

Mason Bees for the Backyard Gardener: 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 25 at Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Room 206, Brush Prairie. Brigg Franklin, bee herder, will assist with a mason bee unit assembly demonstration. Free for NatureScaping members; $15 for nonmembers. Register: or

Grow Vancouver: Where Growers Meet: 6:30 to 8 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Topic: Start Growing; Winter in the Garden. Bring baggies to take home seeds. Snack trays by JoFoody catering available, but bring your own food dishes to share.

Friends of Trees Neighborhood planting: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd. 360-487-8327.

Columbia River Health Garden Planting: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at 6926 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Work with Urban Foresty staff and volunteers to plant a fruit tree orchard.

Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. March 6 at Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Topic: Tomato growing wisdom by Carl Barney of Uncle Wayne’s Tomatoes. 360-896-9069.NeighborWoods Stewards: Train to become a volunteer, 6 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, March 8 through May 24 at City Hall, 615 W. Sixth St. Training is free and covers general tree care, biology, planting, preservations, identification and more. Stewards go on to lead tree related projects in their neighborhoods. 360-487-8308 or 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

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens: 1 p.m. Feb. 28, 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Presentation on Woodland’s history by Noel Johnson. Refreshments served. 360-606-7359.

Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd. Meet rose lovers and learn from experts. Free. 360-696-1331.

Frenchman’s Bar Park Tree Planting: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 1 at 9612 N.W. Lower River Road. Join Vancouver Public Works Urban Forestry staff and neighborhood volunteers to plant 20 new trees. Tools and training will be provided. Come dressed for the weather. Register: 360-487-8308 or

Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each 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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