Gardening calendar



Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery:
410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-225-8750 or Plant Diagnostics: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 14. Get answers to questions about plant diseases and pests. n Herbs: 1 p.m. July 21. Explore the world of herbs: the good ones, the ones that behave and ones that tend to run away. Register online; space limited.n Pond Construction: 11 a.m. July 28. Doug King, certified pond specialist, will take you through the process, from conception to completion.Turn Spoils into Soils: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 14 at the Wildlife Botanic Gardens at the Center for Agricultural, Scientific and Environmental Education, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Master composters and recyclers will demonstrate composting techniques and different composting systems, and answer questions about composting and vermicomposting. * 360-882-0936, ext. 224.

Prune Like A Pro:
10 a.m. to noon July 21 at CASEE, room 206, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Steve Hiestand, arborist, master gardener and owner of Pruning Pro, will offer instruction on how to properly prune branches on trees and shrubs. Naturescaping classes are free for members or $15 per class for nonmembers. Register * or hannahfa70@yahoo.comMaster Gardener Training: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays for 12 weeks starting Sept. 12. Fee of $175 payable at registration; an additional fee of $70 will be charged by Washington State University in September and is payable online when you register for the online portion of training. * Registration: Garden Tour: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13-15, Mount Pleasant Iris Farm, six miles east of Washougal on state Highway 14, free. * 360-835-1016 or

Family Wormshop:
10 a.m. to noon June 30 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Learn the basics of vermicomposting and prepare bedding for a wormbin. Bin and worms provided. Children must be at least 5 to participate. $35. Registration required. * 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.

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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