Garden calendar



Clark County

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

o 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.

o 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.

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

Lasagna Gardening: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 at Clark County Food Bank, 6502 N.E. 47th Ave. The master composters/recyclers will show how to recycle cardboard, newspaper, leaves, grass clippings and other organic material to make a new garden for next spring. Free. 360-882-0936.

Annual Chrysanthemum Show: Noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 3 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4. Presentation by Sogetsu School of Ikebana at 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Plants and blooms will be for sale at the Clark Public Utilities Building Community Room, 1200 Fort Vancouver Way. Show entries must be submitted from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Show admission is free.

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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