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Clark County

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

• 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.

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

• 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.

• Custom Hanging Basket Design: 10 a.m. to noon April 26. Learn to create a flower hanging basket with a hands-on class with a variety of plants and baskets available for purchase.

• Veggie gardening 102 - The Unique and Unusual: 10 a.m. to noon May 3. The class will highlight new heirloom and hybrid vegetables from Log House and Wild Boar Farms to help create your own veggie garden.

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: clark.wsu.edu/volunteer/mg/educationProgram.html

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. www.naturescaping.org 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. www.pomeroyfarm.org or 360-686-3537.

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. www.slowfoodswwa.com/beltanefestival or 360-771-1296.

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.

VanRidge Garden Club's annual plant sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 9-10, Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. The sale will feature tomatoes, spring vegetables, annuals and perennials flowers, trees and bushes. Proceeds will benefit the club's annual scholarship. * 360-887-3433.

Woodland High School's 25th annual plant sale: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 9; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10, 757 Park St., Woodland. Choose from a variety of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and 30 different varieties of tomatoes, all raised by the Woodland students. 360-841-2800.

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. www.cwplantfair.org 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 Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St., Vancouver. www.mgfcc.com.

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. 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.


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