Garden Calendar



Clark County

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

Only the best fruit trees and berries for the Pacific Northwest: 11 a.m. March 9. Learn about pollination, fertilization, pruning and care

Easy spring bonsai care: Learn proper fertilization for this time of year and assist with repotting. Bring your own bonsai. Fee for any potting materials used during class.

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

Rose care: 10 a.m. to noon March 23. Don and Rosie Dean will demonstrate proper planting, pruning, fertilizing and all-season care.

Pruning 101 and Beyond: 10 a.m. to noon March 30. Steve Pirus will cover tools, general approaches and variety-specific advice.

Fruit tree pruning class: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9, at Heritage Farms, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Classroom lecture and outdoor demonstration. Free. * Register at Brown Paper Tickets or 360-397-6060 ext. 5738.

Esther Short Park Rose Garden: 9 a.m. March 23 at 605 Esther St. Join the Fort Vancouver Rose Society in pruning the roses. Following this pruning we will move to Covington House, 4201 Main St. Bring gloves and pruners. * 360-281-7270.

Beginning backyard beekeeping: 10 a.m. to noon March 16 at Halfmoon Farm, 14737 N.E. 159th St., Brush Prairie. Brenda Lee Calvert will discuss honey and mason beekeeping and why bees are important pollinators for fruit trees. Bring small chair for presentation. Free to NatureScaping members; $15 for nonmembers. * Register: or

Master Gardeners on the Road Tour: This tour offers you a behind-the-scenes look at how larger-scale operations convert organic waste products into living composts that have beneficial microbes and soil-building properties. Vans depart at 8:45 a.m. March 20 from Enterprise Rent a Car, 9319 N.E. Highway 99 and return at 4 p.m. Stops include: Soil Builders; Shorty's; H & H Orchards; and Yard n' Garden. The tour will stop to eat lunch at Hockinson Country Cafe. $30, does not include lunch * Register by March 14 at Washington State University.

Newcomer's Garden Club: Essential Plants for the Kitchen Garden; 11 a.m. March 20 at Camas Meadows Golf Club, 41056 N.W. Camas Meadows Drive, Camas. $5 for lecture, lunch $9 to $14. * Register:

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens meeting: 1 p.m. March 26, 115 S. Pekin Road, Woodland. Fire Chief Eric Dehning presents "Emergency Preparedness"; Lilac Days' volunteer signups and planning on agenda. * 360-606-7359.

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.

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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