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Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
360-397-6060 x 5738 United States

March 2016

Garden-Grown Hops for Homebrewing

March 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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You can grow hops in your own backyard! An easy to grow perennial, hops are used in home brewing beer or as an attractive decorative addition to your garden landscape. In this introductory workshop, you’ll learn about site selection, how to start and care for the plants, and how to harvest and use them. Join Greg Joyce of Homebrew Exchange, for a workshop on getting started growing hops in your backyard. Saturday, March 12 from 10am to 12:30 pm at the Pacific Park Natural Demonstration Site in East Vancouver.…

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Garden-Grown Hops for Homebrewing

March 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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You can grow hops in your own backyard! An easy to grow perennial, hops are used in home brewing beer or as an attractive decorative addition to your garden landscape. In this introductory workshop, you’ll learn about site selection, how to start and care for the plants, and how to harvest and use them. Join Greg Joyce of Homebrew Exchange, for a workshop on getting started growing hops in your backyard. The workshop is free with 45 minutes of service in the demo garden. Advanced registration required at http://bpt.me/2511464. Bring a…

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May 2016

Simple Drip Irrigation For Your Vegetable Garden

May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Simple Drip Irrigation For Your Vegetable Garden Keeping our vegetable gardens adequately watered can be a real challenge during the busy summer months, requiring many hours of vigilance and attention. With a simple drip irrigation system, you can rest assured that your garden’s water needs are being met whether you are in the garden or on vacation! Join Ian Wilson, owner and founder of Portland Edible Gardens, for a workshop covering the basics of what materials you will need, where to buy components, and how to set up, configure, and winterize your drip irrigation…

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June 2018

Organic Gardening 101 Workshop

June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Come learn what it means to use effective organic methods in your home garden. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of different organic fertilizers, sprays and other products based on the latest scientific research. Learn the most-effective ways to make your garden thrive from the soil on up using organic and sustainable practices. Be prepared to be inspired to become a more thoughtful natural gardener. Bring a lawn chair and your work clothes. We’ll do some maintenance in the demo…

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August 2018

Gift Orchid Survival Workshop – Aug. 25

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Orchids in bloom make such beautiful gifts, but most of them fail to survive for long. At this workshop Master Gardener Janis McBride will demonstrate the step-by-step methods that will help you easily turn those gifts into healthy, colorful, long-blooming orchids in your own home. Understanding how orchids naturally grow provides the basis for the crucial re-potting techniques that will be taught in a hands-on setting – bring your own gift orchid to be repotted. Pest management and nutrition will…

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September 2018

Tool Talk Workshop – Sept. 22

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Confused about the vast array of garden tools out there? Using the right tool for the job will reduce your workload, get the job done right and, most importantly, minimize the possibility of injury. At this 90-minute workshop aimed at saving time, effort and money on your gardening adventure, our “Tool Guy,” Master Gardener, Jack Berhardsen will solve the mystery of important questions like, “what’s the difference between a spade and a shovel” and “why should I care?“ We’ll also…

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May 2019

Pruning to Keep the Natural Look of Your Plants Workshop

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Would you like to learn how to prune your ornamental plants so they keep their natural shape instead of looking like tight balls or boxes? Want to learn when to prune for maximum flowering and good health? Allen Wilson writer of a weekly garden column in The Columbian newspaper will demonstrate the types of pruning cuts and methods which will allow you to keep your shrubs’ and small trees’ natural look. Allen has been developing his natural pruning methods for…

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June 2019

Herbs in the Garden: Water-Wise, Pollinator-Friendly and Tasty, Too!

June 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pacific Park, Northeast 18th Street & Northeast 172nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98684, USA
Vancouver, Washington 98684 http://extension.wsu.edu/clark/gardening/mg/
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Are you looking to add plants to your landscape that may provide beneficial features for both you and the environment? Fresh, homegrown herbs are easy to grow and an economical way to add a little gourmet to your everyday. Many popular herb varieties thrive with low water needs and have flowers that are attractive to beneficial insects and pollinators. Join Nicole Forbes of Dennis’ Seven Dees and learn about care and selection of herbs with a focus on drought tolerance…

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