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Winter Farmers' Markets
Saturday, February 25 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 25 | 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: Free to attend.
The second winter market of 2017 is taking place on February 25th! Join local farmers, bakers, craftsmen, & artisans in the warm greenhouse at Bachman’s Garden Center on Lyndale for an indoor farmers market! Look for your favorite vendors from the Fulton, Kingfield, and Nokomis Markets as well as some who are unique to the indoor winter markets. There will be great music and wine and beer for sale by the glass. Come to the market and fill your tote bags with apples, root vegetables, squash, meats, cheeses, dried beans, honey, handmade items, and so much more! Check out our list of vendors.

Minnesota Peony Society Annual Educational Event
Saturday, February 25 | Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Free and Open to the Public

10:30-11:30 a.m. | Floral Design Seminar “Floral Design using Peonies”
12-12:30 p.m. | MPS Social – Meet and Greet
12:30- 1 p.m. | Brief MPS Business Meeting
1-3 p.m. | Peony Culture Seminar “Minnesota’s Grand Peony History”

Floral Design Seminar: “Floral Design Using Peonies” with Phyllis Andrews
If you’ve ever wanted to enter arrangements at an MPS Peony Show and have wanted to learn more about competitive floral design, be sure to join us for this wonderful educational opportunity. Come learn from one of Minnesota’s best competitive floral designers and National Garden Club judge. Phyllis is a design and horticulture instructor for the Minnesota State Horticultural Society and Superintendent of Flowers of the floral competitions at the State Fair.

Peony Culture Seminar: “Minnesota’s Grand Peony History” with Harvey Buchite of Hidden Springs Flower Farm, Spring Grove, Minnesota
This presentation will cover the Minnesota Legacy Program. Over 100 colorful images bring some of Minnesota’s heritage to life with world renowned hybridizers like Brand’s, Tischler, Lins, Pfeiffer and Franklin. Come learn about Minnesota’s leadership in the peony world as well as useful tips on growing peonies.

March Floral Design Workshop
Saturday, March 11 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
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Bring a hint of spring to the table as we await its arrival outdoors. Learn how to create a botanical nest of spring blooms nestled in sweet huck and lichen branches, a whimsical arrangement well suited for your spring gatherings. This hands-on workshop is led by Bachman’s award-winning floral designer, Diane Enge. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your floral creation.

Bachman's Spring Ideas House: Urban Farmhouse
March 15 - April 15, 2017
Bachman’s Historic Family Home
Cost: $5
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Each season, our designers transform the historical Bachman’s home on Lyndale Avenue by painting, furnishing, and decorating the entire house with their signature mix of new items, repurposed pieces, and a touch of vintage. Bring inspiration home and celebrate spring’s arrival with the welcoming charm of an urban farmhouse. Our spring house is filled with seasonal home trends of galvanized metals, gray hues and a burst of spring color. 20% of ticket proceeds benefit Minneapolis Institute of Art's Friends of the Institute.

A Gathering of Friends Antique Market
March 30-April 2, 2017
Thursday & Friday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Garden Greenhouse
Cost: FREE

A twice yearly antiques market with 18 quality dealers held at Bachman's Flagship Store in Minneapolis featuring wonderful primitives, architectural pieces, furniture, decor, vintage wares, great accessories, collectibles, and pottery!  What will YOU find at the market?

April Floral Design Workshop 
Saturday, April 8 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
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Hop into spring with an Easter favorite that will be sure to set the mood for cheerful celebrations. Handcraft this arrangement with expert instruction using pom mums and spring blooms. This hands-on workshop is led by Bachman’s award-winning floral designer, Diane Enge. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your floral creation.

Art in Bloom Floral Design Workshop
Thursday, April 20 | 6-8 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $60
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Love flowers and art? Here is your chance to experience both at once! Art in Bloom is a four-day festival of fresh floral arrangements inspired by fine art, presented by the Friends of the Institute at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Attend this special evening for a closer look at one of this year’s signature pieces, “Still Life with Anemones” by Odilon Redon, and then learn how to create an arrangement inspired by that very artwork.

Horticultural meetings at Bachman's on Lyndale:
- Orchid Society of Minnesota – January 21, February 18, March 18, April 22, May 20, June 17, August 19, October 21 and November 18, 2017
- Minnesota Peony Society – February 25, 2017
- Daylily Society of Minnesota – February 26 and November 12, 2017
- North Star Lily Society – March 25 and November 11, 2017

Flower Shows hosted by Bachman's:
- Gesneriad Show and Sale – April 29 & 30, 2017
- Daffodil Show –May 6 & 7, 2017
- Iris Show – June 3, 2017
- Peony Show – June 10 & 11, 2017
- Rose Show – June 24 & 25, 2017
- North Star Lily Show – July 8 & 9, 2017
- Hosta Society Cut Leaf Show – July 22 & 23, 2017
- Dahlia Show – September 16 & 17, 2017
- African Violet Show – October 7 & 8, 2017

Sales hosted by Bachman's:
- Tuber Sale of the MN Dahlia Society – April 15, 2017
- Bulb Sale of the North Star Lily Society – April 8 and September 30, 2017
- Orchid Sale and Educational Event – September 9, 2017
- Daylily Sale (Bare Root) of the Daylily Society of MN – May 21, 2017
- Root Auction of the MN Peony Society – September 2017

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

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