Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

• Bonsai Class: 11 a.m. June 16. Discuss basic summer care for bonsai trees along with emergency care.

• Summer Pruning of Fruit Trees: 11 a.m. June 23. Learn how to develop a strong tree framework to support fruit.

Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-892-7880 or Shorty's Garden and Home.

• Edible Container and Patio Gardening: 10 a.m. to noon June 16. Kellie Sinclair will discuss designing, planting and caring for customized containers of fruiting shrubs, strawberries or herbs.

Fort Vancouver Rose Society Annual Rose Show: 1-5 p.m. June 23 at First Church of God, 3300 N.E. 78th St. More than 1,000 varieties of roses compete for trophies and Queen of Show; plants available for purchase. * 360-696-1331.

Master Gardener training: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 12 for 12 weeks. Fee of $175 payable at registration; an additional fee of $70 will be charged by WSU in September, payable online when you register for the online portion of training. * Information, registration forms: WSU Clark County Extension.

Discover Dayton (Ore.), Destination for the Senses: Vans depart at 8 a.m. June 20 from the 99th Street Transit Center in Hazel Dell and return at 5 p.m. Stops include: Carlton Plants, a wholesale grower of bare-root deciduous shade, fruit and flowering trees, shrubs, rootstocks and seedlings; Monrovia Nursery, a wholesale grower with display gardens; Red Ridge Farms, home to Durant Vineyards and the Oregon Olive Mill; and Gardener's Choice, a retail nursery with plants, garden supplies, tools, and more, $30. The tour will stop to eat sack lunches at Monrovia Nursery. * Registration required by June 18.

Open Garden Tour: Mount Pleasant Iris Farm, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays through July 15. Free. Six miles east of Washougal on state Highway 14. * 360-835-1016 or Mount Pleasant Iris Farm.

Bird Friendly Gardening: 10 a.m. to noon June 23 at CASEE, Room 206, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie, Learn ways to attract birds, including plant choices; benefits and tour Bird Haven Garden. NatureScaping classes are free for members, or $15 per class for nonmembers. Register * or

Introduction to Vermicomposting: 10 a.m. to noon June 16 at CASEE, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn the basics of vermicomposting using redworms to turn kitchen food scraps into black gold for the garden. Participants will receive worms and a wormbin. Pre-registration required to receive worms. * Columbia Springs.

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 age 5 to participate, $35. Registration required. * Columbia Springs.

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

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens business meeting: 1 p.m. June 26, 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. LaDonna Slack, master gardener and weight control expert, will discuss healthy eating. Refreshments served. * 360-606-7359 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. third Mondays, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. * 360-896-7278.

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