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Bachman's Spring Garden & Landscape Seminar: Gardening for Healthy Environments
Wednesday, April 26 | 6-8 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: $10
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A landscape rich with a diversity of flowering and native plants is both beautiful and helps support healthy environments. Learn garden and plant layout essentials as well as maintenance practices from Bachman's horticulturists and special guest experts!  This seminar kicks off with a presentation by two special guests from the U of MN Bee Squad on "Gardening for Pollinators". Followed by tips for healthy practical applications in your garden, led by our Bachman's horticulturists. Tickets are $10 per person per seminar and include a $5 coupon valid towards a $25 or more Bachman's purchase. Ticket proceeds from this event will benefit the U of MN Bee Squad. 
U of MN Bee Squad
Elaine Evans, PhD, will present “Flowers from the Pollinators' Perspective”
James Wolfin, MS student, will speak on “Bee Friendly Lawns: promoting pollinators in a turf grass environment”

Art in Bloom
Thursday, April 27-Sunday, April 30
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Cost: Free.

Enter a world of timeless art and fresh flowers during the 34th annual Art in Bloom. Delight in over 160 floral arrangements designed by amateur and professional floral designers, interpreting pieces of art from the MIA’s permanent collection. Art in Bloom offers four full days of free and ticketed events, including Flowers After Hours (April 27, 5:30-9 p.m.) to kick off the festival, featuring floral creations by Bachman's Learn more at artsmia.org.

Flowers After Hours
Thursday, April 27 | 5:30-9 p.m.
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Regis Fountain Court and Rotunda
Cost: Free to attend, with cash bar. 

Friends of the Institute and Bachman's present an evening of flowers, fashion, and fine art. Be awed and inspired by our award-winning designers’ creative artistry in the comfort of Pillsbury Auditorium. Not your typical arrangements, these fresh flowers will literally walk across the stage as models’ showcase essential attire and stunning accessories. Afterward savor a drink in the beautiful surroundings and mingle with Art in Bloom’s talented Pedestal Floral Artists as you admire their floral creations alongside Mia’s masterpieces.

Let’s All Meet on Flower Street: A Gesneriad Display and Sale
Sponsored by the Minnesota Gesneriad Society
Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Sunday, April 30, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bachman's on Lyndale, Heritage Room
Cost: Free and open to the public during above hours

It’s the Minnesota Gesneriad Society’s spring houseplant display and plant sale featuring exotic houseplants and more. See plants like Gloxinias, African violets, Streptocarpus, and Lipstick vines in a house-themed display that will be fun for the whole family! Read more here.

Spring Inspiration Night: Life’s a Garden- DIG IN!
Wednesday, May 3 | 4-8 p.m
Bachman's on Lyndale
(Lyndale Retail Open until 9 p.m.)
Cost: $10 + small EventBrite fee
Full Details | Register Now
*Includes coupon for 10% off Bachman’s purchases
Check- in begins at 4pm.
Seminars repeat at 4:15, 5:00, 5:45 & 6:30 p.m.

Great ideas are sprouting up at Bachman’s!
Join us for a fun, informative evening of shopping, seminars, sips and samples designed to provide inspiring ideas for spring gardening and entertaining.
Four seasonally appropriate seminars, led by Bachman’s knowledgeable staff, will provide the know-how to execute some of the latest trends and ideas in your own home and garden. Attend all four, or just what interests you. Get full details here.

Spring Outdoor Shade Container Design Workshops
Shade Container | Thursday, May 4, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Shade Container | Tuesday, May 23, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 for one container, $100 for two

Captivating containers to dress up your outdoor space are easy for anyone with a few helpful tips! First, determine if your container and plantings prefer a sunny (6+ hours of sun per day) or shady (less than 6 hours of sun per day) location. Second, choose a hands-on seminar led by a Bachman’s design expert to learn how to incorporate “thriller, filler, spiller” techniques for a show-stopping container that will last the entire season. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your garden creation.

Spring Daffodil Show
May 5-7, 2017
MN Landscape Arboretum, Oswald Visitor Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

The 2017 Spring Daffodil Show sponsored by the Daffodil Society of MN is open to the public. The show will feature over 500 daffodil blooms, with prizes and ribbons in multiple classes! You do not have to be a DSM member to enter flowers or photography. Contact Margaret Macneale at 612-581-3426 or daffodilmn1@gmail.com for more info.
Entries Accepted
Friday, May 5 | 4-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 | 7-10 a.m.
Judging
Saturday, May 6 | 10:00 a.m.-12 p.m.
Open to the Public
Saturday, May 6 | 12-6 p.m.
Sunday, May 7 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bud Break 5K Run/Walk
Sponsored by Bachman's

Sunday, May 7 | 9 a.m.
MN Landscape Arboretum, Oswald Visitor Center
Cost: $40, $45 for non-members, $50 race day registration
Get details and register

The 20th annual Arboretum Bud Break 5K is a certified asphalt course that winds through scenic spring Arboretum landscapes, including challenging hills and rolling prairies. Medals will be awarded to top three runners overall. In addition, Twin Cities Running Co. will award gift certificates to the top two male and female runners in the amount of $75 each for 1st place and $50 each for 2nd place.

DIY Custom Floral Design Workshop
Sunday, May 7 | 2-4 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50
| Register Now
Join us for an afternoon of hand-on floral artistry! This is an ideal opportunity to learn design techniques and trends - and apply them in a custom, take-home arrangement. Led by Bachman’s award-winning designer, Diane Enge, attendees will have the chance to explore floral styles and color using the best seasonal consumer bunches, single stem flowers, greens, and branches. Ticket cost covers all materials used. 

Spring Outdoor Sun Container Design Workshops
Sun Container | Tuesday, May 9, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Sun Container | Thursday, May 18, 6-8 p.m. | Register Now
Bachman's on Lyndale, Design Room
Cost: $50 for one container, $100 for two

Captivating containers to dress up your outdoor space are easy for anyone with a few helpful tips! First, determine if your container and plantings prefer a sunny (6+ hours of sun per day) or shady (less than 6 hours of sun per day) location. Second, choose a hands-on seminar led by a Bachman’s design expert to learn how to incorporate “thriller, filler, spiller” techniques for a show-stopping container that will last the entire season. Ticket expense covers all materials used in your garden creation.

Live Koi and Pond Supply Auction
Saturday, May 20 
9 a.m. viewing & 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. auction 
Bachman's on Lyndale, South Parking Lot
Cost: Free to attend

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.

Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes
June 9-11, 16-18, 23-25 | 12-6pm
Imagine the life you’ll love to live…tour the Twin Cities’ most gracious and well-appointed homes representing the vision and craftsmanship of some of the most respected and innovative homebuilders in the Metro area. Discount Tickets Available at Bachman's May 22 - June 25. For more information click here


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 – October 1, 2017

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

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