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July Floral Design Workshop 
Saturday, July 16 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
| Register Now
Perfect for your next summer gathering, discover how to make an arrangement that is sure to be the life of the party. Learn how to incorporate brilliantly colored flowers with citrus accents, in a glass pitcher which fits right in next to a few glasses of sangria on the table. Ticket cost covers all materials used.

North Star Lily "Lily Magic" Lily Show   
Saturday, July 16 | 1-5 p.m.
Sunday, July 17 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public.

Enjoy the magic of lilies as this year’s lily show features floral designs inspired by Harry Potter, Houdini, Abracadabra. Discover a wide range of lily varieties; shade tolerant Martagons, up, out and down-facing Asiatic lilies in a myriad of colors, Trumpet lilies, Longiflorum Asiatics (LA), and Oriental Trumpets (Orienpet). Vote on your favorite lily photographs in the photo contest. If you like, start your fall shopping list of the lilies you would like to grow, or just come to enjoy the variety of colors, sizes, shapes and fragrance of lilies in all their forms. Society members will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about lilies. www.northstarlilysociety.com

Minnesota Hosta Society Hosta Show   
Saturday, July 23 | 12-4 p.m.
Sunday, July 24 | 12 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public.

Come view cut hosta leaves, both classic and old varieties, along with newer and trendy introductions. Exhibitors will display hostas grown in containers, trough/container gardens, educational displays, and artistically designed arrangements. The show is accredited by the American Hosta Society (AHS). Society members will be on hand to answer any questions about America’s most popular perennial plant. The Minnesota Hosta Society is a nonprofit, educational group established to promote knowledge and interest in hostas. Through educational meetings and various activities, the MHS connects people of the Twin Cities area in honor of these shade-loving plants. www.mnhosta.org

Live Koi and Pond Supply Auction
Friday, August 5 | 5-7 p.m.
Saturday, August 6 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sunday, August 7| 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public.

This is your chance to get some wonderful koi (and supplies) for your pond! The Upper Midwest Koi Club plans to auction approximately 40 koi of many sizes and varieties, from small to large, standard fin to long, and pond grade to show grade, no reserve! Most have been donated and already trained by club members.

August Floral Design Workshop 
Saturday, August 20 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
| Register Now
Cheerful and bright, Sunflowers are sure to put a smile on your face. A summer favorite, their lighthearted nature evokes thoughts of pleasant, leisurely afternoons soaking up the sun. Learn how to incorporate these delightful flowers into arrangements for your home or present as a gift to brighten someone’s day. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation.

Bachman's 2016 How-To Series |  Choosing and Planting Trees & Shrubs
Wednesday, August 31 | 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10 per workshop | Register Now

Trees and shrubs provide a variety of benefits to our yards and the environment, but can be an intimidating project when you don’t know exactly what to buy or how to guarantee planting success. Attend this seminar to learn what to consider when choosing trees and shrubs, and how to go about properly planting. Doug Danielsen, Bachman’s Nursery Buyer, will lead the instruction, provide examples, and leave plenty of time for Q&A.Ticket includes $5 off $25+ coupon.

Bachman's 2016 How-To Series |  Extending Your Garden Season 
Tuesday, September 8 | 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10 per workshop | Register Now

The arrival of autumn does not mark the end of your gardening season! While there are plenty of fall chores to accomplish, you can also use the time to sow fall lettuces, radishes, and other short-term crops, to kick-start your fading containers and garden spaces with fresh annuals, and generally enjoy the cooler days of a still-vibrant growing season. Bachman's horticulture expert, Abby Davis, will provide guidance for fall yard and garden clean-up tasks which will make spring more enjoyable, along with suggestions for keeping your garden humming as long as possible. Includes a PowerPoint presentation, extensive handouts (Bachman's Care Sheets), examples of some products discussed, and plenty of time for Q&A. Ticket includes $5 off $25+ coupon.

Bachman's 2016 How-To Series |  Drying Herbs & Vegetables
Tuesday, September 27 | 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10 per workshop | Register Now

Don't let summer slip through your fingers! This seminar will teach you how to preserve those gorgeous tomatoes, peppers, and herbs you've been slaving over for months. Bachman's Abby Davis, horticulture expert, will discuss and demonstrate methods for harvesting, cleaning, drying, and storing the bounty from your late-summer garden. This seminar will include a PowerPoint presentation, products and tool examples, and plenty of time for Q&A. Ticket includes $5 off $25+ coupon.


Horticultural meetings at Bachman's on Lyndale:
- Orchid Society of Minnesota – January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, August 20, October 15 and November 19, 2016
- Minnesota Hosta Society – February 6, 2016
- Minnesota Peony Society – February 27, 2016
- Daylily Society of Minnesota – February 28 and November 2016
- North Star Lily Society – March 12 and November 12, 2016

Flower Shows hosted by Bachman's:
- Gesneriad Show and Sale – April 30-May 1, 2016
- Daffodil Show –May 14 & 15, 2016
- Iris Show – June 4, 2016
- Peony Show – June 11 & 12, 2016
- Rose Show – June 25 & 26, 2016
- North Star Lily Show – July 16 & 17, 2016
- Hosta Society Cut Leaf Show – July 23 & 24, 2016
- African Violet Show – October 1 & 2, 2016

Sales hosted by Bachman's:
- Tuber Sale of the MN Dahlia Society – April 9, 2016
- Bulb Sale of the North Star Lily Society – April 23 and October 8, 2016
- Orchid Sale and Educational Event – September 10, 2016
- Daylily Sale (Bare Root) of the Daylily Society of MN – May 22, 2016
- Root Auction of the MN Peony Society – September 24, 2016

*Meetings and events subject to change. Please check back closer to date.

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