Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. Register: tsugawanursery.com/events.htm or 360-225-8750.
Potting Party:10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Drop in anytime during the event. Bring a container for this hands-on help with creating a container. Soil and fertilizer will be provided. Price is based on supplies.
Overwintering Your Bonsai: 11 a.m. Oct. 19. Learn how to prepare your bonsai for the cold of winter. Bring your bonsai along.
Pruning Ornamentals: 11 a.m. Oct. 26. Join Brian Tsugawa as he shows you tips and techniques to get the most from your Japanese maples and dwarf conifers.
Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. Free. www.shortysgardenandhome.com. Register: 360-892-7880.
Fall and Winter Containers: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12. Join Geoffrey Meade for a hands-on design session for fall planters.
Fall & Winter Decor for Your Entry: 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 12. Learn how to incorporate additional plant material and decor to your fall planters for your front entry.
Winterizing Your Garden: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. John Ellerton will discuss and demonstrate prudent pruning basics, preventive tree and shrub care, and the top must-do items for fall and winter.
Spring Blooming Bulbs: 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 19. Join Kellie Sinclair in discussing proper planting depth, bed layout, combinations, bulbs in containers and more.
Backyard Composting Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 12 at CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn the basics of backyard composting, including a visit to a composting demonstration site to learn how to build a hot compost pile, an overview of various composting bins and systems, and a classroom orientation on the science of composting. Free. Registration required. Master Composter Recycler.
Wildlife Diversity Gardening: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at CASEE, building B, Room 206, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn how to promote wildlife diversity using native plants and shelter structures, focusing on bees, butterflies, moths and birds. NatureScaping classes are free for members, or $15 for nonmembers. Register: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Putting the Garden to Bed: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St. Master Gardeners will share their knowledge on how best to enrich and protect the soil, choose cover crops and ready your garden for another growing year come spring. Free.
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. 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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