Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

Root-Pruning, Wiring and Re-potting Your Bonsai: 11 a.m. April 20. Learn about root-pruning and proper wiring and employees 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.

Spring Potting Party: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. Bring your containers and ideas of what you'd like and employees will provide the soil, fertilizer and hands-on assistance to help you create containers for your home.

What to do in the Garden in May: 11 a.m. May 4. May is the month for sowing annual summer crops and learning how to keep your landscape and garden growing on the right track. Bring pictures and samples for the Q&A portion.

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

Successful Landscaping with Beth Goodnight: 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. April 20. A presentation in sustainable plant selection for our region, with answers to questions on how to blend beauty and function that cover all aspects of design preparation.

Veggies and Edibles: 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. April 27. Join the Shorty's team for a discussion of all things veggie gardening, including soil composting and fertilization, seed starting and planting.

Lawn Care 101: 10 a.m. to noon April 27. An overview of lawn care, including pest control, mole treatments, fertilizing and moss control. Organic and synthetic lawn care options will also be discussed.

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

The Battle Ground Village Outdoor Market: Opens for the season April 27 and runs through Sept. 28 at Battle Ground Village Center Park Pavilion, 1207 S.E. Eighth Way, Battle Ground. More than 40 vendors will be on hand, selling a variety of arts and crafts, as well as food items. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. * 360-723-5545 or visit

Fruits, Nuts and Berries for the Home Gardener: An On the Road Tour from 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 gardening 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.

Master Gardener volunteer training: 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 4 for 12 weeks. $245 fee. * Information, registration:

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. 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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