Rain is in the forecast for the weekend so if you can’t work outside you might as well go plant hunting instead!
Friday – Sunday, April 27-29 is the Clark Public Utilities Home & Garden Idea Fair at the Clark County Fairgrounds.
Entrance is free, parking is $6/car.
For those of you in search of plants here is a list of the plant vendors that will be there. Guest Speaker Schedule
What you need to know:
Friday, April 27: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 28: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 29: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Clark County Event Center
17402 NE Delfel Road
Ridgefield, WA 98642
Just 9 miles north of the I-5 bridge at exit 9.
More detailed information here.
Saturday-Sunday, April 27-28, 10 AM to 3 PM is the Bare Root Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials Sale sponsored by Naturescaping’s Wildlife Botanical Gardens in Brush Prairie. The CASEE students (Center for Agriculture, Science, and Environmental Education) will also be there selling native plants. This is an excellent time to visit the gardens as well. Click on the links below to open and print off the information flyer and the plant list.
Meanwhile, over in Camas WA…
April 28, 2 PM
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave. Camas WA 98607
Join Laura Heldreth, WSU Clark County Extension Master Gardener and winner of the 2016 Fine Gardening Magazine container contest, for an inspiring and educational experience. Free. Click on link for more information.
From the Vancouver School District
“It’s time for Vancouver schools’ annual plant sales! Visit these sales for quality perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, vegetables, hanging baskets, fruit, orchids, cactuses, native plants and more. All proceeds support FFA and programs that teach kids job skills, work ethics and so much more!”
Columbia River High School, 800 NW 99th Street (Hazel Dell)
April 28, 9 AM to 5 PM , April 30-May 4, 8:30 AM- 2 PM
(More coming up in May to be listed in future post)