March Gardening Events in Clark County

The pace is beginning to pick up!  Listed below are some garden related events happening this month here in Clark County.

Tuesday March 6,  7 pm.
CASEE Center, 11104 NE 149th Street, Brush Prairie WA
The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County presents “Friends of Trees” with Megan Van de Mark, Neighborhood Trees Specialist.
Free and open to the public. No registration required.

Saturdays, March 10 and 17,  9 AM to 2:30 PM
Get Growing: An Introduction to Growing Vegetables.
COST: $35
Location provided upon on-line registration (Vancouver).
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://bpt.me/3224221
CONTACT: erika.d.johnson@wsu.edu
or 397-6060 x 5738
BRING: Brown bag lunch. Coffee/tea provided.
More information here.

Wednesday, March 14, 4:30 to 6:30ish PM
Hardy Plant Society of OR – Clark County Chapter Meeting
Shorty’s Nursery, 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver WA
The first HPSO-CC meeting of 2018 kicks off with a visit around the nursery, a potluck meal, guest speaker, and raffle. Guests and prospective members are welcome to visit and check out the group. The program speaker is Robin Andrews of Blooming Nursery on “New and Exciting Perennials.”

For inquiries on HPSO-CC email: hpsoclarkco@gmail.com

Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18, 9 AM to 3 PM
Vancouver Farmer’s Market
The Vancouver Farmer’s Market kicks off the 2018 season on Saturday, March 17.
Lots of locally grown produce. Lots of local plant growers.

Saturday, March 24,  10:30 AM to Noon.
Three Creeks Community Library; 800 NE Tenney Rd., Battle Ground, WA 98685
“Rejuvenating Your Landscape Workshop”
Free and open to the public.  No registration necessary.
More information here. 

Saturday March 24, 10 AM-12 Noon.
Shorty’s Nursery. 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver WA.
“Rose Pruning and Care”
Free, but call 360.892.7880 to register as classes fill up quickly
You may also click on the link to register online.

Sunday, March 25, 2-4 PM
“Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop”
Class size is limited. Location provided upon registration.
Cost: $18; includes all supplies except grafting knife.
Registration Required: No admission without advance registration at http://bpt.me/3339238
More information here. 

Washougal Seed Bank Grand Opening
Washougal Community Library; 1661 C St, Washougal, WA 98671Contact: erika.d.johnson@wsu.edu or 397-6060 x 5738

To kick off its new seed bank, Washougal Library and the WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardener program are offering four workshops on vegetable gardening. You will learn: seed saving techniques; what is so great about soil; how insects can help in your gardening efforts; the steps to getting your garden started. Classes are free and no registration is required.

Four workshops on vegetable gardening offered:

Thursday, March 15, 6-7 PM.
Seed selecting and saving

Thursday, March 22, 6-7 PM
Soil and soil microbes

Saturday, March 31, 11-12 Noon
Beneficial Insects

Saturday, March 31, 2-3 PM
Gardening; Ready, Set, Go!

More information here. 

 

 

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