Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

What to Do in the Garden?: 11 a.m. Oct. 6. Bring pictures and samples for the monthly seminar on general landscape and garden upkeep.

Bonsai — Strange and Unique: 11 a.m. Oct. 20. Bonsai experts will be on hand to show interesting and unique bonsai, including indoor bonsai, and what to do to make them thrive.

Topiary Workshop: 11 a.m. Oct. 27. Bring your garden gloves and learn how to create and maintain spiral topiary. $70, includes supplies. Registration required.

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

Fall Container Design: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 6. Join Geoffrey Meade for this hands-on design session. Refresh your containers and learn to build fall planters.

Green Gate Farm Tour: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 6 at 3113 N.E. 166th Circle, Battle Ground. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss stable planning and design, learn about practices implemented on the farm that reduce mud, and manure composting and management strategies. Dress appropriately for the weather, bring a water bottle and wear sturdy boots as we'll be in the field. Free.  * Registration required. Brown Paper Tickets or call 360-397-6060 ext. 0

Rain Barrel Workshop: 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Watershed stewards will help participants build a rain barrel. Fee: $35. * Register: Brown Paper Tickets or 360-397-6060, ext. 5712.

Backyard Composting Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Visit a demonstration site to learn about ways to make garden compost. Free; registration required. * Columbia Springsor 360-882-0936 ext. 224.

Lasagna Gardening: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11, location to be determined. Hands-on building of a garden using the lasagna method. Free. Registration required. * Columbia Springs or 360-882-0936 ext. 224.

Master Gardeners on the Road Tour: Sauvie Island Treasures, vans depart at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 11 from Enterprise Rent a Car, 9319 N.E. Highway 99 and returns at 5:30 p.m. Stops include: Sauvie Island Organics & Sauvie Island Center; Bella Organic Farm; Cistus Nursery; and Means Nursery, Scappoose. $30. The tour will stop to eat sack lunches at Bella Organic Farm. * Registration required by Oct. 9.

VanRidge Garden Club: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Program by Vancouver Rose Society on care of roses. Followed by a potluck.

NatureScaping presents Gardening with Pets: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, Garden Delights Farm, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn about pet-friendly plants and those to avoid. Fee: $15. * Register:

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. 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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