Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Home & Garden

Garden classes, home how-tos, plant sales

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

August 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

Find out more »

Vintage and Art Faire in Downtown Camas

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Downtown Camas, N.E. Fourth Ave.
Camas, WA United States
+ Google Map
free

The 11th annual Camas Vintage & Art Faire will return to the tree-lined streets of downtown Camas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24. This event brings over 60 vintage and art vendors that fill the downtown streets with vintage, antique and repurposed items as well as many local artists bringing a wide collection of art offerings and styles. Vintage vendors will showcase home and garden items and indoor and outdoor furniture and decor as well as clothing, jewelry…

Find out more »

Tomato Tasting Festival

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shorty’s Garden Center, 10006 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98664 United States
+ Google Map

Try some new tomato varieties, old time favorites, Heirloom and unusual varieties. Vote for your favorite and start planning for next summer. Enjoy a fresh BLT or Caprese Salad, offered by Mill Creek Pub for purchase. Local Craft Beer from Fortside Brewing Company offered for purchase. Music and Entertainment by Cary Hart will take place from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Don't forget to bring your Garden Tools for sharpening for a small fee. Edgemaster Mobil Sharpening is at Shorty's from…

Find out more »

Garden Party in Historic Fort Vancouver Garden to Honor 103 Years of the National Park Service

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fort Vancouver Historic Garden, 1001 E. Fifth St.
Vancouver, WA 98661 United States
+ Google Map
free

The Friends of Fort Vancouver invite the public to enjoy a summer's evening in the Fort Vancouver garden from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at a Garden Anniversary Party honoring the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service. The free celebration includes music and tours of the garden. The Friends of Fort Vancouver will have heirloom seeds harvested from the garden for sale that evening and a small selection of related items from the Friends’ Bookstore, including some keepsakes…

Find out more »

Pickling Fruits and Vegetables – “You Can!” Food Preservation Class

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

Learn how to safely make quick pickles including dill and sweet, refrigerated quick pickles, relishes, fruit pickles, chutney and salads. You will learn how vinegar and processing make these pickles safe, how to keep them crisp, how to tell if a recipe is safe and more. These are all quick process pickles that are not fermented. This is the third class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by…

Find out more »

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

Find out more »

Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal Meeting

August 28 @ 12:00 pm
Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh Ave.
Camas, WA United States
+ Google Map

The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal will meet at noon August 28 at the Camas Community Center for an end-of-summer potluck. Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome. For more information call 360 834-3003 or visit www.gardenclubofcamaswashougal.org.

Find out more »

“The History of Botanic Gardens” lecture at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Attend "The History of Botanic Gardens" with historian Chet Orloff frin 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday Aug. 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and garden strolling. With beautiful photos and entertaining stories, Chet Orloff will take us from the gardens of antiquity forward to the great documentary gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries and finally to the gardens of our own Pacific Northwest. He will discuss the work of some of the great names in garden…

Find out more »

Dahlias and More… On the road Tour

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Hazel Dell, 9319 N.E. Hwy. 99
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map
$35

Join the WSU Master Gardeners program on a mobile tour of all things dahlias. Begin at Master Gardener Judy Hargreaves’ half-acre garden with 160 different dahlia varieties, a rose garden, small fruit orchard, temperature-controlled greenhouse and a panoramic view of the Columbia River. Next visit Larry Smith's garden, with its wide variety of vegetables, annuals, perennials, and dahlias, to learn about preparing flowers for display competitions. The final stop is Garden Fever for pollinator-friendly plants, edible plants and plants such as…

Find out more »

September 2019

Fermenting Vegetables and Yogurt – “You Can!” Food Preservation Class

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

Learn how to prepare refrigerated dill pickles, processed dill pickles, sauerkraut and yogurt. You will learn what type of salt you use in pickling and how to tell if they’re done fermenting; also learn how to make yogurt, including types, spoilage and shelf life. Learn trouble-shooting, processing, food safety and what tools and utensils are needed for all of the products in this class. This is the fourth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through…

Find out more »

Fall Container Combinations with Nicole Forbes

September 3 @ 7:00 pm
Bud Van Cleve Community Room – Luke Jensen Sports Park, 4000 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County presents “Fall Container Combinations” with Nicole Forbes, Education and Events Coordinator, Dennis Seven Dees. Free to the public and members. No registration required. For more information, visit www.mgfcc.com/Events.html.

Find out more »

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

Find out more »

Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

Find out more »

Fort Vancouver Rose Society General Meeting

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on the first Thursday of the month, except in July and August.
St. Luke’s-San Lucas Episcopal Church, 426 E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States

All rose enthusiasts are welcomed to meetings held monthly February-June and September-December, the first Thursday of each month. Meet new people who love roses and learn how to prune and grow roses. For more information call 360-573-8033 or visit www.fortvancouverrosesociety.org.  

Find out more »

Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

Find out more »

Music in the Garden

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
$15 – $25

Enjoy the musical stylings of local talent in a tranquil, five-acre private garden in rural Battle Ground. The event, happening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7, is a fundraiser for the Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County and the WSU Extension Clark County Master Gardener endowment. Enjoy music with Native American flutes, ukeleles and fiddles, as well as bluegrass tunes, folk songs, classical music and acoustic music. Wine will be available for purchase from Stavalaura Vineyard. Food and…

Find out more »

Canning Tomatoes and Salsa – “You Can!” Food Preservation

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WSU Clark County Extension, 78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00

Learn how you can safely preserve salsas and tomato products, allowable substitutions, why you can’t add more garlic, onions and other ingredients to your salsas and much more, including storage and how to tell if your home canned goods are safe. This is the fifth class in a series of eight classes. Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or you may register by calling 564-397-5733 or come to the WSU Extension Office/Heritage Farm before the class. To read…

Find out more »

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

Find out more »

Guided Walks at Columbia Springs

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 9, 2019

Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway
Vancouver, WA 98683 United States
+ Google Map

Interested in learning more about Columbia Springs? Join us on a Guided Walk on the second Wednesday of the month, April through October at 5:30 p.m. Learn about the Vancouver Trout Hatchery, Columbia Springs education programs and unique features on our site. Meet at the Visitor Center and our tour guides will lead the way from there. Learn more at www.columbiasprings.org/events.

Find out more »

Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$35

The Living on the Land class series brings in local experts to teach key stewardship principles to small acreage landowners. These experts give advice on pasture management, controlling weeds, wildlife, soil health, well and septic maintenance, and more. WSU Clark County Extension Director, Doug Stienbarger, opens the class series with advice on how to take appropriate inventories and create maps that help with goal planning. The class then dives into soils where speakers share advice on soil testing and how…

Find out more »
+ Export Events