Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

Japanese maple pruning: 11 a.m. April 13. Brian Tsugawa will show participants proper pruning techniques and how to develop an appropriate silhouette for trees.n

Root-Pruning, Wiring and Re-potting Your Bonsai: 11 a.m. April 20. Learn about root-pruning and proper wiring and we will help you get set up with a pot for transplanting if your bonsai needs it. There will be a fee for any potting materials used during class.

Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Free. * Register: 360-892-7880.

Veggie Gardening 101 & Beyond: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. April 13. Join the Shorty's team for a discussion of all things veggie gardening, including soil composting and fertilization, seed starting and planting.

Orchids Potting: 10 a.m. to noon April 13 at Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden, 608 N.W. 119th St. Bring plants in that are in need of some help. Free. * 360-573-4472 or email

Family Wormshop: 10 a.m. to noon April 13 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Learn the basics of vermicomposting and prepare bedding for a wormbin. Bin and worms provided. Children must be at least age 5 to participate, $35. Pre-registration required. * or 360-882-0936 ext. 224.

Fruits, Nuts and Berries for the Home Gardener: An On the Road Tour by the master gardener program. Vans depart at 8 a.m. April 25 from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 9319 N.E. Highway 99, and return at 5:30 p.m. Stops include: Burnt Ridge Nursery & Orchard and Raintree Nursery. Bring sack lunch and sturdy shoes, dress for the weather. $30. * Register by April 22:

Get Growing: Starting a Summer Garden: 10:30 a.m. to noon April 20 at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Master gardeners will give you the know-how to get your family started with some easy to grow garden basics. More advanced gardeners will learn techniques for improving their soil, organic pest management and reducing some common plant diseases. Free. * 360-906-5106

Backyard composting workshop: 6 to 8 p.m. April 25 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Classroom introduction to basic composting and a visit to a composting demonstration site to learn about ways to make garden compost. Free. * Register: or 360-882-0936, ext. 224.

Small Acreage Expo: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Free event features information about pasteurized poultry, preventative horse health, winter paddock design, increasing nutrient density in crops, organic controls for fruit tree pests, agroforestry and more. * Register: or 360-397-6060, ext. 0.

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.

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. * 360-210-8012.

Minnehaha Garden Gate Club: 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Minnehaha Grange, 4905 N.E. St. Johns Blvd. * 360-992-2939.

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. * 360-696-9617.

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