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February 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal

February 27 @ 1:00 pm
Camas Community Center, 1718 S.E. Seventh Ave.
Camas, WA United States
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The Community Garden Club of Camas Washougal meets at 1 p.m. the 4th Wednesday of the month. The speaker, Laura Heldreth, will share a presentation on  gardening in the strip between sidewalk and street. Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome. For more information contact 360-834-3003.

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March 2019

Get Growing: Introduction to Vegetable Gardening

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 9, 2019 at 9:00am

Clark County 78th Street Operations Center, 4700 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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$35

Clark County Extension Master Gardeners presents "Get Growing: Introduction to Vegetable Gardening." Learn to grow the delicious, fresh, healthy vegetables you've always wanted to. From seed to harvest, through hands-on, small group classes, participants will learn about soil preparation, crop selection, pest and disease management, irrigation and more. The emphasis is on organic methods and use of the Square Foot Garden technique. The series includes two Saturday class sessions from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., an interactive classroom session and…

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Tree Planting Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bagley Park, 4600 Nicholson Road
Vancouver, WA United States
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Free

Join Urban Forestry for a special community tree planting along Nicholson Road in the Bagley Downs neighborhood. Learn how to plant a tree while getting to know your neighbors and greening your community. No experience necessary. Breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee provided, as well as gloves, tools, and guidance. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Accessible by the Vine and Bus Lines 30 and 39; meet prior to 10am at approximately 4600 Nicholson Road. RSVP required. Register at…

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Got cold bees? Free beekeeping class

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Camas Public Library, 625 NE 4th Ave
Camas, WA 98607 United States
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Most beekeepers these days house their bees in Langstroth hives, the white boxes seen sitting in open fields. Unknown to some beekeepers is that Rev. Langstroth designed his hive to be double-walled to protect the bees from wildly rising and falling temperatures. These days, “Langs” are single-walled and offer honeybees little insulation from the weather. This loss of thermal mass has been deadly for bees. Preservation Beekeeping Council has designed an insulating insert that is inexpensive and effective summer and…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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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.…

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Pest Control with Beneficial Insects Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. In this class, offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, you will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Fort Vancouver Rose Society General Meeting

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society meetings

March 18 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 18, 2019

78th Street Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St.
Vancouver, WA 98665 United States
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Free

The Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society meets at 2:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. Guests are welcome to attend, to learn how to grow and show mums. For information, call Alice at 360-696-9617.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Tree Pruning Workshop

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Diamond Park, 3308 NE 148th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98682 United States
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Free

Learn how to properly and safely cut live branches, preserving the tree's health, benefiting the health of trees and the safety of the public. This hands-on workshop will introduce volunteers to shade tree pruning, such as how to make correct pruning cuts and identify and correct structural defects in young trees. Volunteers will prune young trees in Diamond Park in the Parkside neighborhood. Please arrive early on the east side of Diamond Park along 148th Avenue to sign in. Gloves,…

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April 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Fort Vancouver Rose Society General Meeting

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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.

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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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.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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Right Tree, Right Place: Choosing Trees For Small Yards

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marshall Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA United States
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Free

This TreeTalk workshop will help participants realize the full potential of smaller yard by teaching about the best trees for their site, where and where not to plant to avoid conflicts to infrastructure, and basic care techniques for new and established trees. Mindful landscape stewards can increase the value of their home, reduce energy costs, manage storm water on-site, and more. The workshop will take place in the Oak Room at Marshall Community Center. Signs will be posted to guide…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$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.…

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