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Clark County

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 Veggies & Edibles 101: 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. May 19. Join the comprehensive discussion of veggie gardening. Topics include soil composting, fertilizing, seed starting, planting and suggestions for varieties and strategies for watering and garden layout. Garden raffle after the class.n Spring Containers: 10 a.m. to noon May 20. Join Kellie Sinclair in discussing design concepts, styles and pertinent plants for containers to help you build a own custom container.

Backyard Composting Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon May 12 at CASEE, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Visit a demonstration site to learn about ways to make garden compost. Free; registration required. http://columbiasprings.org/mcr/classes.html.

VanRidge Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 11 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Vegetable starts, tomato plants, herbs, perennials, annuals, shrubs and trees.

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens Lilac Days: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 13 at 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Tour four acres of lilacs, perennial borders and trees in the historic garden. Lilacs and perennials will be for sale. No pets allowed. $2, free for children younger than 12; free parking. http://lilacgardens.com.

Camas Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 at Camas High School, 26900 S.E. 15th St., Camas. Plants and garden accessories for sale, along with kids’ activities. Presented by Columbia Gorge Women’s Association. Proceeds go to scholarships for local women returning to the workforce. http://cwplantfair.org.

Master Gardener Foundation Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 at the 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Shop for flowering Mother’s Day gifts, vegetables, berries, annuals, perennials, shrubs and houseplants. All proceeds support local nonprofit food and garden programs. http://mgfcc.com.

How to Maintain and Sharpen Garden Tools: 10 a.m. to noon May 19 at CASEE, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Bring your home pruners, loppers and questions. $15 per class; free for members. info@naturescaping.org or hannahfa70@yahoo.com.

Pomeroy Living History Farm Herb and Garden Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 and 1-5 p.m. May 20 at 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt. Herb and garden plants will be for sale; there will be vendors, entertainment and food for sale. Funds raised support educational programs. Admission and parking are free; donations accepted. 360-686-3537.

VanRidge Garden Club: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 21 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Program: “Love of Gardening” followed by auction and potluck. 360-574-7965.

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. 360-210-8012.

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

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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