Garden calender



Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-225-8750 or 1 p.m. March 31: Best Fruit Trees and Berries for the Pacific Northwest. Class will cover pollination, fertilization, pruning and care to help grow an abundance of fruit and berries.

Shorty’s Garden and Home: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. Events are free unless noted. * Register: 360-892-7880 or 10 a.m. to noon March 24: Rose care with Don and Rosie Dean. Learn proper planting, pruning, fertilizing and all-season care.n 10 a.m. to noon March 31: A comprehensive overview of lawn care, including pest control, mole treatments, fertilization and moss control. Organic and synthetic lawn care options will also be discussed.n 1 to 3 p.m. March 31: Learn about fruit-bearing shrubs, cane berries and other edibles. The class will cover planning, planting, soil and fertilizing, all-season care and harvesting.n 10 a.m. to noon April 7: Spring Containers. Kellie Sinclair will discuss concepts, styles and pertinent plants for containers. n 1 to 3 p.m. April 7: Living Wreaths. In this hands-on class, design and build a sedum wreath. The $15 fee is credited toward the purchase of materials and plants.n 10 a.m. to noon April 14: Successful Landscaping. Beth Goodnight will discuss proper project preparation and sustainable plant selection for our region.n 1 to 3 p.m. April 14: Sod or Seed. Zack Kuenzi will discuss site preparation, sod installation and growing lawns from seed.

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. March 24 at Shorty’s Nursery, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver.

Square Foot Gardening: 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 24 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver, 4505 E. 18th St., Vancouver. Kris Potter, founder of Family Gardening and coordinator of Clark County Homegrown Gardens, will lead the workshop. Donations appreciated.

Gardening with Native Plants: 10 a.m. to noon March 24 at Center for Agricultural, Scintific and Environmental Education, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Room 206, Brush Prairie. Micki Stauffer, master gardener, will discuss the benefits of incorporating native plants into yards and gardens. Free to NatureScaping members; $15 for nonmembers. * Register: or

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. March 28 at the Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. Visitors welcome. * 360-210-8012.

Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. April 3 at CASEE, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Meteorologist Rod Hill will speak. * 360-896-9069.

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

Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month, Covington House, 4201 Main St., Vancouver. * 360-936-6515.

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. * 360-896-7278.

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