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Upper Midwest Koi Show
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, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free and open to the public.

The annual Koi Show is a celebration of their beauty and features some of the most exquisite Koi kept and bred by private citizens. Each year, the annual Koi Show draws large numbers of Koi collectors, breeders and pond enthusiast alike. See some of the most beautiful Koi in the Upper Midwest, with over 100 varieties of exquisite Koi ranging in size from 6 inches to over 28 inches in length—or enter the competition by bringing a few of your Koi! Educational talks on Koi will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 6th and 7th. The club will have both an auction and raffle that includes items donated specifically for the show’s fundraiser. Tours will also be made available throughout the day to educate visitors on the different varieties of Koi and to answer questions.

August Floral Design Workshop 
Saturday, August 20 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
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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 Trees and Shrubs For Your Landscape
Wednesday, August 31 | 5-7 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 | 5-7 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.

The Best of Minnesota Floral Design Workshop 
Thursday, September 15 | 6-8 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $60
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Showcasing the best of Minnesota is what it’s all about! Learn how to create a ‘grand champion’ design by focusing on the best seasonal flowers. This workshop is led by Bachman’s award-winning designer, Diane Enge who will share tips and tricks for creating an arrangement worthy of a blue ribbon. $10 of your ticket purchase benefits Friends of the Fair, supporting State Fair agricultural, scientific and educational programs.

Fall Container Design Workshop 
Thursday, September 22 | 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Sunday, September 25 | 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 

Get ready to create your own beautiful planted container using the latest trends and best seasonal products from Bachman’s. Our expert designer will demonstrate how to design and plant a container that looks fantastic on your own front step or porch. From this workshop, you will gain new skills and knowledge to design your own fall container for outdoors. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation.

Bachman's 2016 How-To Series |  Drying Herbs & Vegetables
Tuesday, September 27 | 5-7 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 carefully tending to 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.

Bring Your Own Vase Floral Design Workshop 
Saturday, October 8 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
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Bachman’s is thrilled to present this first-of-its-kind floral design workshop! Unleash your inner muse as you play with color and mix and match a consumer bunch with single stem flowers, greens, and branches. We invite you to bring your own container or vase, suitable for a table arrangement, and learn how to combine design elements for an exceptional display. Grow your confidence in floral design so you can always be ready to add fresh flowers to your home whenever the occasion calls for it! Ticket cost covers all flower and plant material used – cost does not include a container.

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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