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2016 Bachman’s Fall Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18
Fall Dahlia Show , theme is Tribute to Prince
Location: Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Staging time is available Friday between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM before judging, for members only.
Sat is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Sunday is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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State Fair Bloom Count 2016

1,145 Entries 1,661 Blooms

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2017 Spring Tuber Sale

Spring Tuber Sale 2017
Will be on a Saturday in April, at Bachman’s Garden Center, 6010 Lyndale Ave, South. Exact date to be announced.

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2016 Bachman’s Fall Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18
Fall Dahlia Show , theme is Tribute to Prince
Location: Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Staging time is available Friday between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM before judging, for members only.
Sat is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Sunday is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Get Well Soon Gary

Gary Unger missed the Bachman show because he was in the hospital. Randy...

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Winners with Blooms State Fair 2016

I didn’t get to take everyone’s picture holding their bloom but here are a few that I did capture. Unfortunately a few did not come out.

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State Fair Bloom Count 2016

1,145 Entries 1,661 Blooms

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  • General Meeting
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Garden Tour and Picnic Sunday, August 21

12:15 PM Bus riders will meet at Menard’s Parking Lot
1:00 PM George Broostin and Jake’s
2:00 PM Miriam Station Community Garden.
3:00 PM Nathan Honken, Cumberland Garden
4:00 PM Cassidy Dahlia Ranch and Picnic

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2016 Calendar

MDS Calendar of Events General Meetings are on the Second Monday of...

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General Meeting May 2016

Monday, May 9th, 6:15 p.m. General Meetings are held at the Oak Grove...

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General Meeting March 2016

Erin from Minnesota Pollinators will give a presentation on plant/garden pollinators – will explore the use of insect hotels.

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2016 Bachman’s Fall Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18
Fall Dahlia Show , theme is Tribute to Prince
Location: Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Staging time is available Friday between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM before judging, for members only.
Sat is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Sunday is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Judges’ Workshop Summer 16

our next judges’ meeting to be held in the Trial Garden at the Arboretum August 13 at 9:30 AM. Consider coming earlier to help with garden maintenance. If you are deficient in training hours please try to attend

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March Judges Meeting

One focus of this meeting is to review and compare our Trial Garden outcomes against the final official ADS scores/classifications from other Trial Gardens.

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2015 Judges Calendar

  Saturday, January 24 Quarterly Judges’ Meeting Validation of...

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2015 Awards Dinner

Sunday, November 8th, 4:30 p.m. Banquette and Awards
Banquette room in the Hampton Inn bldg. on the NE corner of 694 and Lexington Ave.

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Show Results

Below are the Show results from the Minnesota State Fair and...

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2015 Bachman’s Court

These are the Court of Honor winners from the 2015 fall show at...

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2015 State Winners

These are photos some of the Court of Honor winners. I couldn’t get...

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2017 Spring Tuber Sale

Spring Tuber Sale 2017
Will be on a Saturday in April, at Bachman’s Garden Center, 6010 Lyndale Ave, South. Exact date to be announced.

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Logo Shirts

If you would like to order logo wear, please email me your sizes and quantity. We will submit our order to the vendor and collect payment from members when the final total is received. We hope to have logo wear by the State Fair Show.

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2016 Spring Tuber Sale

Show quality Dahlia tubers, below retail prices.

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Judges

MDS Judges’ Information The MDS Judges’ Calendar of Events for...

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2016 Bachman’s Fall Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18
Fall Dahlia Show , theme is Tribute to Prince
Location: Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Staging time is available Friday between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM before judging, for members only.
Sat is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Sunday is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Winners with Blooms State Fair 2016

I didn’t get to take everyone’s picture holding their bloom but here are a few that I did capture. Unfortunately a few did not come out.

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State Fair Bloom Count 2016

1,145 Entries 1,661 Blooms

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2016 Fall Show Book

The Show Book for the 2016 Fall Show is ready too. Printed copies were...

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Winners with Blooms State Fair 2016

I didn’t get to take everyone’s picture holding their bloom but here are a few that I did capture. Unfortunately a few did not come out.

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State Fair Bloom Count 2016

1,145 Entries 1,661 Blooms

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2016 State Fair Show Book

The Show Book for the 2016 State Fair is ready. Printed copies will be distributed at the picnic after the garden tour, next Sunday the 21st. But in the meantime you can download a PDF version from here.

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2016 Calendar

MDS Calendar of Events General Meetings are on the Second Monday of...

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2016 TG Entries

Photos of the trial entries as of August 20th, 2016. Photos were taken before the plants were cleaned up because I knew we would need to leave as soon as the work was done.

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HELP needed at the Trial Garden!

Dahlias are putting on their growth spurt–laterals have grown 1-2 feet since last tied, disbudding is desperately needed and weeds are so high around the fence. Please come help!

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Working at the Trial Garden 2016

Team 1 Volunteers at the Trial Garden

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2016 Trial Garden Work Teams

2016 Trial Garden Work Teams. See which days you have signed up for.

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2017 Spring Tuber Sale

Spring Tuber Sale 2017
Will be on a Saturday in April, at Bachman’s Garden Center, 6010 Lyndale Ave, South. Exact date to be announced.

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2016 TG Entries

Photos of the trial entries as of August 20th, 2016. Photos were taken before the plants were cleaned up because I knew we would need to leave as soon as the work was done.

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HELP needed at the Trial Garden!

Dahlias are putting on their growth spurt–laterals have grown 1-2 feet since last tied, disbudding is desperately needed and weeds are so high around the fence. Please come help!

Read More

Working at the Trial Garden 2016

Team 1 Volunteers at the Trial Garden

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2016 Bachman’s Fall Show

Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18
Fall Dahlia Show , theme is Tribute to Prince
Location: Bachman’s Garden Center, Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis
Staging time is available Friday between 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM before judging, for members only.
Sat is open to the public from 12:00 noon – 5:00 PM
Sunday is open from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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Get Well Soon Gary

Gary Unger missed the Bachman show because he was in the hospital. Randy...

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Winners with Blooms State Fair 2016

I didn’t get to take everyone’s picture holding their bloom but here are a few that I did capture. Unfortunately a few did not come out.

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