Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

Fall Garden Cleanup: 11 a.m. Sept. 8. Learn what should be done with fruit trees, roses and garden in the months to come; what should and shouldn't be pruned; and the details that get overlooked when cool weather descends.

Create Your Own Bonsai Workshop: 11 a.m. Sept. 15. Bonsai experts will be on hand to show how to create a bonsai out of any plant. $35 includes supplies. Registration required.

Design Coaching: You Design, You Save: By appointment, Sept. 22. For one hour, a member of the design team will help you with ideas to create a landscape of your dreams. $35.

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

Mini-gardening: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. Andrea Rudolph leads this hands-on class on building, designing and planting miniature gardens. $15 fee is credited toward purchase of a container or the provided cedar box for planting.

Conifers for the Garden: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 15. Join Marianne Filbert in discussing specific varieties, unique ways to enhance your landscape, care, watering and long-term considerations such as size and scale.

Deer-resistant Plants: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29. Learn to design your landscape with varieties that are naturally not that appetizing to deer.

Rain Barrel Workshop: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and 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: or 360-397-6060, ext. 5712.

WSU Clark County Extension 14th Annual Harvest Celebration: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15. Tour as many as 13 local farms showcasing the bounty and variety of agriculture in Clark County. Farm descriptions with maps and an events schedule are available online or from the Extension office at 1919 N.E. 78th St.

Earth-Friendly Landscaping: 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Pacific Park Natural Garden demonstration site at the southwest corner of Northeast 18th and Northeast 172nd. The one-hour talk will be followed by a one-hour weeding work party. Dress appropriately. Free. Registration required. *

Camas Roots Garden Work Party: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. The garden is located west of the JD Zellerbach school building near the intersection of Northeast 22nd and Northeast Garfield. Volunteers will help with weeding, mulching and harvesting. Tools provided. * Elisa Wells, 360-833-0925.

VanRidge Garden Club: 10 a.m. Sept. 17 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Members will share their summer bounty. Bring raw or cooked vegetables for tasting and horticulture display or flower design. Followed by a potluck.

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