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Clark County

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

• Spring potting party: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. Bring containers and ideas, and employees will provide the soil, fertilizer and hands-on assistance to help you create container gardens 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.

• Veggies and edibles: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 27. The Shorty's team will discuss vegetable gardens, 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.

Bare Root Tree and Plant Fundraiser Sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27-28, Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Trees, $8; shrubs, $5; perennials start at $1. Funds support NatureScaping's nonprofit Wildlife Botanical Gardens. info@naturescaping.org or 360-737-1160.

Water-loving irises of Asia: 7 p.m. May 7, CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., room 202/205, Brush Prairie. Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm will show a slideshow on a brief history of the iris in Japan and the flower forms of Iris ensata. Free.

Ridgefield Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 3 and 9 a.m. to noon May 4, Ridgefield School Maintenance Building, 304 Pioneer St., Ridgefield.

Chrysanthemum Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 12, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Held in conjunction with the Clark County Master Gardeners sale. www.mgfc.com.

The Battle Ground Village Outdoor Market: Opens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27 and runs through Sept. 28, Battle Ground Village Center Park Pavilion, 1207 S.E. Eighth Way, Battle Ground. More than 40 vendors with fresh, local fruits and vegetables, flowers, plants, and accessories for the home and garden. 360-723-5545 or www.bgvillage.com.

Master gardener volunteer training: 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 4 for 12 weeks. $245. Information, registration: http://clark.wsu.edu/volunteer/mg/educationProgram.html.

Mother's Day Plant and Garden Fair: 9 a.m to 4 p.m. May 11, Camas High School, 26900 S.E. 15th St. Plants and garden accessories. Free Kids Zone.

Saving the season: 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 23, Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Basics of canning, drying and freezing fruits and vegetables. Free.

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.

Send information to homeandgarden@columbian.com.

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