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Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. Register: 360-225-8750 or http://tsugawanursery.com/events.htm.n • Midseason Care for your Food Garden: 11 a.m. June 29. There's feeding, weeding, pruning and hilling to be done and staff will walk you through it. Bring pictures of your garden. • What to do in the Garden in July: 11 a.m. July 6. Monthly seminar on what should be done in the landscape and garden. • Jump Start Your Fall and Winter Veggies: 11 a.m. July 13. Now is the perfect time to start planning the healthy veggies you'd like to be feasting on in the cold winter. Learn about seed varieties and late-season planting.

Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Free. Register: 360-892-7880. • Perennials 101: 10 a.m. to noon June 29. Learn which perennials will attract hummingbirds and butterflies, which are good for shade and sun, and those that do great in dry conditions. • Canning Fruits, Sauces and Pie Fillings: 10 a.m. to noon July 13. Learn the basics of preserving fruits and fruit mixtures. • Summer Fruit Tree Pruning and Care: 10 a.m. to noon July 13. Discover the benefits of pruning your fruit trees in the summer. Discuss in-season disease and pest control along with what should be done to your trees in the fall. • Landscape Design: 1 to 3 p.m. July 14. Join Beth Goodnight, landscape designer, to discuss proper project preparation. Watch a presentation on sustainable plant selection for our region and hear tips on how to blend beauty and function.

Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm and Gardens: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through July 14. A national display garden, acres of iris and landscaped gardens. Free. 12 Marble Road, Washougal, at Milepost 23 on state Highway 14. http://www.mtpleasantiris.com; 360-835-1016.

Plant Tissue Culture for the Home and Classroom: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13 at American Legion Hall, 14011 N.E. 20th Ave. Plant tissue culture is a method of plant propagation that involves growing plant parts in a sterile environment and inducing them to produce hundreds of small "plantlets." $57 ($50 if you bring ten clean, no-label, six ounce baby food jars). Online registration required: kitchenculturekit.com

Washington State University Extension Clark County Master Gardener volunteer training: The 12-week training begins Sept. 4 and continues Wednesdays through Nov. 27 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Upon completion, new volunteers are expected to complete a 50-hour internship their first year and serve 35 hours yearly thereafter to maintain certification. $245. Application: http://clark.wsu.edu/volunteer/mg/educationProgram.html.

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. 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.