Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Free. Register: 360-892-7880.
• Cutting Gardens: 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 24. Learn about the vast array of perennials available for creating your own cutting garden.
Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County: New Plant Introductions for 2014: 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at CASEE Center, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Nancy Chennault of the Plant Station LLC, will present 2014 plants, free. Plants for sale following the presentation. No registration required.
Composting: A Rind is a Terrible Thing to Waste: 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Learn the basics of backyard composting in a free workshop that includes an overview of various composting bins and systems. For more information 360-906-5106.
Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of every 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 special meeting is at noon with a member potluck and introduction 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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