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‘Gardens of England’ British Rose Show
Hosted by Twin Cities Rose Club
Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, 2015
Saturday: 1 – 6 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Experience first-hand the stunning beauty of roses. The ‘Gardens of England’ British Rose Show is open to all rose growers, whether amateur or expert. Entries will be displayed in English boxes, bowls, and vases with multiple stems. Join the festivities and award of the “Champion of Champions” title. More information: www.TwinCitiesRose.org

4th of July Container Workshop
Tuesday, June 30, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Bring on the fireworks and add a burst of national pride to your home’s patio with a 4th of July inspired planted container. Festive containers are easy for anyone to put together with just a few helpful tips! Attend our hands-on seminar, led by Bachman’s experts, and learn how to create your own show-stopping container. Our tried and true “thriller, filler, and spiller” techniques are sure to delight with a display that lasts the entire season. Ticket cost covers all the materials used in the seminar.

How To: Summer Solutions
Tuesday, July 7, 5-7 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10

By mid-summer you know what is working well in your yard and garden, and what needs a little TLC. Bachman's horticulturist and Master Gardener Abby Davis will help you fine-tune your lawn, vegetables, herbs, flowers, and trees by offering season-specific information regarding fertilizers, weed control, watering, pruning, replacements, treatment for fungus and insects, and other solutions to July garden challenges. This seminar includes a power point presentation, extensive handouts (Bachman's Care Sheets), examples of some products discussed, and plenty of time for Q&A.

Land of 10,000 Lilies
The North Star Lily Society’s Annual Lily Show
Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12, 2015
Saturday: 1 to 5 p.m.  |  Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Heritage Room, Bachman's on Lyndale
Cost: free
Did you know that there are more than 10,000 named and registered hybrid lily cultivars in the world? Come and see a few hundred lilies grown locally at this show that is free and open to the public. Discover stems of the shade tolerant Martagons, up, out and down facing Asiatic lilies in a myriad of colors, Trumpet lilies, Longiflorum Asiatics (LA), Oriental Trumpets (Orienpet) and species lilies. Enjoy the floral design entries around the theme of “Land of 10,000 Lilies” and vote on your favorite lily photographs in the photo contest. If you like, make your fall shopping list of the lilies you would like to grow, or just come to enjoy the variety of colors, sizes, and shapes of lilies in all their forms and ask your questions about lilies. www.northstarlilysociety.com

July Garden Celebration Floral Design Workshop
Thursday, July 16, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Saturday, July 18, 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Let your inner gardenista shine with July’s floral class. Set the scene for summer get togethers and show off your success in the garden by using blooming garden perennials and foliage in fresh-from-the-garden arrangements Get inspired and learn how to make your own eye-catching arrangement by dressing up blooming perennials in this hands-on summer floral workshop led by Bachman’s floral designer Karen Ortiz. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your floral creations.

Upper Midwest Koi Club Show & Product Expo
Friday, July 31-Sunday, August 2
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free to attend

The Upper Midwest Koi Club welcomes koi collectors, pond enthusiasts, and the general public to join them in celebrating some of the most exquisite animals ever kept by private citizens. Bred for patterns, size, and body shape by emperors of Japan and breeders worldwide, koi are considered creations of living art. See some of the most beautiful Koi in the upper Midwest (more than 75 from 6 inches to over 28) or enter the competition by bringing a few of your own. Also, explore some of the new products useful for the hobby. Tours around the show will be made available throughout the day to educate visitors on the different varieties of Koi and answer questions.

August Terrarium Workshop
Saturday, August 1 | 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Terrariums are unique ecosystems constructed in a clear glass container; they merge natural elements and one’s imagination to create a unique, magical environment. Channel your own creativity with a little guidance from a Bachman’s expert and learn how to construct your own terrarium with miniature plants and a diverse mix of natural materials. We will set you up for success and discuss practical as well as aesthetic details to consider. Ticket cost covers all materials needed, participants may also bring small objects of interest to further infuse personality into their creation!

Kid-Friendly Mini Garden Workshop
Tuesday, August 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Gardening is fun! Bring your little one (age 6 and up) to explore miniature landscapes in this interactive workshop led by a Bachman’s designer. You’ll learn how to construct an enchanting space and work together to create a personalized version all of your own using the provided plants, natural objects, and miniature figures. Ticket cost covers all materials used in your take-home creation. Only one ticket per pair necessary, if bringing a child. Adults may attend alone.

August Sunflower Floral Design Workshop
Thursday, August 13 | 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Saturday, August 15 | 2-4 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50

Cheerful and bright, Sunflowers are sure to put a smile on your face. A summer favorite, their sunny nature evokes memories of weekends at the lake, juicy Popsicle treats, and picnics in the park. 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.

How To: Fall Yard & Garden Prep
Sunday, August 30, 1-3 p.m. | Register Now
Tuesday, September 8, 5-7 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10

A little forethought and fall work makes a gardener’s life much easier come spring! And we’re not just talking about raking leaves. Bachman’s Abby Davis, a professional horticulturist, will lead this seminar and focus on autumn yard and garden tasks that make spring a lot more fun and successful. This seminar will include a PowerPoint presentation, products and tool examples, and plenty of time for Q&A.

How To: Choosing and Planting Trees & Shrubs
Wednesday, September 2, 5-7 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10

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.

How To: Drying Herbs & Vegetables
Sunday, September 27, 1-3 p.m. | Register Now
Tuesday, September 29, 5-7 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman’s on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10

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, a professional horticulturist, 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.


Horticultural meetings at Bachman's on Lyndale:
- Orchid Society of Minnesota – Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 23, June 20... 2015
- Minnesota Peony Society – Feb. 28, 2015
- Daylily Society of Minnesota – March 1 & Nov. 1, 2015
- Minnesota Hosta Society – Feb. 7, 2015
- North Star Lily Society – March 29, 2015

Flower Shows hosted by Bachman's:
- Daffodil Show – May 2015
- Rose Show – June 27 & 28, 2015
- Iris Show – May 30, 2015
- Peony Show – June 13 & 14, 2015
- North Star Lily Show –July 11 & 12, 2015
- Hosta Society Cut Leaf Show – July 25 & 26, 2015
- Daylily Flower Show & Sale – June 6, 2015
- Dahlia Show – April 11 & Sept. 19 & 20, 2015
- African Violet Show – October 3 & 4, 2015

Sales hosted by Bachman's:
- Bulb Sale of the North Star Lily Society – April 25 and October 10, 2015
- Tuber Sale of the MN Dahlia Society – April 11, 2015
- Orchid Sale – Septemeber 2015
- Root Auction of the MN Peony Society – September 26, 2015
- Daylily Sale (Bare Root) of the Daylily Society of MN – June 6, 2015

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

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