Garden calendar



Clark County

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

o Root-pruning, wiring and repotting your bonsai: 11 a.m. April 19. Bring a bonsai. There will be a fee for potting material used in class. Silent observers welcome for free.

o Spring potting party: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26. Bring containers and ideas of what to plant; employees will provide the soil, fertilizer and hands-on assistance to help create containers for the home. Fee dependent upon materials used.

o What to do in the garden in May: 11 a.m. May 3. A monthly seminar on maintenance in the landscape and garden.

o Old-fashioned moss basket workshop: 1 p.m. May 3, limited to 20 participants, $55. How to create baskets and containers using moss.

Shorty’s Garden and Home: 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver.

o Veggie gardening 101 & beyond: Toree Hiebert will lead a discussion of veggie gardening, from soil composting and fertilization, seed starting and planting to suggestions for successful varieties and strategies for watering and garden layout. Free.

WSU Extension Clark County master gardener volunteer training: The 12-week training begins runs 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 3 and continues Wednesdays through Nov. 19. Upon completion, participants are expected to complete a 50-hour internship in their first year and serve 35 hours yearly thereafter to maintain certification, $245. Information, application, visit

Bare root tree and plant sale: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26-27, 1 to 5 p.m. May 2, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 at Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Hosted by NatureScaping of SW Washington. Also available: mason bee cocoons, veggie starts and garden photos. Members shop early at 9 a.m. April 26. or 360-737-1160.

Country Life Fair, Herb and Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26-27 at Pomeroy Farm, 20902 N.E. Lucia Falls Road, Yacolt, free. Community fair promotes local agriculture with demonstrations, plant sales, workshops. or 360-686-3537.

Home and Garden Idea Fair: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25-26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 at the Clark County Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield. A weekend of family-friendly activities and demonstrations featuring ideas for the home, yard and garden. Highlights include landscape displays, home and garden-related products and services, as well as one of the largest plant sales in the region. Canned-food donations encouraged. Event is free; parking is $6. or 360-992-3231.

Brian French, with Ascending the Giants: 6:30 p.m. May 6, Water Resources Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Bruce E. Hagensen community room, Vancouver. Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County and Vancouver Urban Forestry will sponsor the presentation showcasing Ascending the Giants specimen trees, as well as large trees within our community and mature trees in our landscapes. The film “Treeverse” will be shown. Free. No registration required.

Beltane Festival, garden art and plant sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 3 at Hazel Dell Public Market site, 9807 N.E. Highway 99, Vancouver. Celebrate the start of summer with annual and perennial starts for sale, free potting soil and garden art. or 360-771-1296.

Camas Patio, Plant and Garden Fair: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10, Northeast Fourth Avenue, downtown Camas. Vendors will sell plants, trees, garden art, iron works and more. Sales support scholarships for local women. or 360-216-73786.

Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County Mother’s Day Weekend Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11 at the 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver.

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. fourth Wednesdays, Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. 360-210-8012.

Minnehaha Garden Gate Club: 10 a.m. third Wednesdays, Minnehaha Grange, 4905 N.E. St. Johns Blvd., Vancouver. 360-992-2939.

Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. third Tuesdays, Covington House, 4201 Main St., Vancouver. 360-936-6515.

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. third Mondays, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. 360-696-9617.

o Chrysanthemum Society Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.. A selection of exhibition mum cuttings.