Garden calendar



Clark County

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

o Summertime bonsai maintenance for beginners: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17. Staff will share their knowledge and advice for keeping your bonsai in top shape during summer and demonstrate for you just what that means.

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

o Canning vegetables, meat, fish and poultry:10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17. Clark County Master Food Preservers will discuss the pressure canning process, why it is necessary and the safe steps to using a pressure canner. Pressure canner gauge testing will be provided; bring your lid with dial gauge, rubber gasket/ring and safety plug.

o Deer-resistant plants: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17. Learn to design your landscape with varieties that are naturally not that appetizing to deer.

o Cutting Gardens: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 24. Learn about the vast array of perennials available for creating your own cutting garden.

Mount St. Helens Flora and Fauna: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 17 at CASEE, Room 205, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn about the flora and fauna at Mount St. Helens. NatureScaping classes are free for members, or $15 for nonmembers. Register: or

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. Aug. 28 meeting, member pot luck and intro of new board. 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. the 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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