Garden calendar



Clark County

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

o 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.

o Potting Party: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29. Bring your own containers and we will provide the soil, fertilizer and the hands-on help to create containers for your patio or entry.

o 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.

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.

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

o 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.

o 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.

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: or 360-397-6060, ext. 5712.

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:

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens business meeting: 1 p.m. Sept. 25, 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Angelica Velazquez of Cowlitz County Noxious Weed Control will speak about identifying and getting rid of noxious weeds. 360-606-7359 or

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. Amy Scott, master canner, will present “Safe Canning” and offer free testing of canning gauges. Bring complete canner. 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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