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Upcoming Peony Events

 

2017 Minnesota Peony Society (MPS) Annual Educational Event

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Bachman's Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419

Call 612-861-7600 (for directions)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:30 am: Floral Design Seminar - "Floral Design Using Peonies"

with National Garden Club Judge, 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. She will demonstrate several artistic designs worthy of competition or enjoyment in your home.

12:00 noon: MPS Social

12:30 pm: Membership Business Meeting - Come and hear about our plans for 2017

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: 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. Over 100 colorful images bring these historical flowers to life. Come learn about Minnesota’s leadership in the peony world as well as useful tips on growing peonies.
Hidden Springs Flower Farm is a family owned farm and nursery specializing in peonies, daylilies and hardy perennials and unusual woody and woodland plants. Located on 54 acres in the beautiful Bluff Country of Southeastern Minnesota in Spring Grove, they grow over 600 peony varieties. Owners, Harvey and Brigitte Buchite have been involved in raising plants nearly all of their lives. Harvey’s peonies have won awards in both national and local shows.
Harvey is a past president of the American Peony Society and Minnesota Peony Society.

Free and open to the public.

For more information visit our Facebook page: Minnesota Peony Society MPS

 

 

2017 Minnesota Peony Society (MPS) Annual Peony Show

Saturday & Sunday, June 10th-11th, 2016

Bachman's Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419

Call 612-861-7600 (for directions)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, June 10th, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 11th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Don’t miss the region’s largest peony show. From the latest intersectional “Itoh” hybrids to traditional, fragrant favorites, there will be hundreds of peonies to view. Singles, doubles and bombs and all colors from white, dozens of shades of pink and red and the deepest burgundy, not to mention corals and head-turning yellows. You’ll be amazed at the diversity of peonies that grow in gardens here in Minnesota. Members will be on hand to answer your questions about our favorite flower, the peony.

Free and open to the public.

For more information visit our Facebook page: Minnesota Peony Society MPS