March 6, 2013

Landscape Design Show at Bachman's Lyndale - Saturday, March 9

Saturday, March 9, 2013 | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Bachman's on Lyndale 
Cost: Free and open to the public

Calling all Twin Cities' homeowners! Join Bachman's Landscaping and our partners for an inspiring and informative day about landscaping. 

About the Show 
Learn how to improve the quality and value of your lawn and garden with landscaping at our design show. It's free to attend, but the ideas and information are priceless! 

Join us for: 
events & seminarsLandscape Seminars: Learn from landscaping experts! Get great ideas for your landscape from Bachman’s professional landscape designers and our trusted vendor partners. See the schedule below for seminar details.
events & seminarsDesigner Presentations & Conversations: Get up close and personal advice and examples from Bachman’s award-winning landscape designers. Pairs of designers will showcase their projects continuously throughout the day. Each informal presentation will provide ample opportunity for you to discuss your personal landscape questions with the designers.
events & seminarsVendor Demonstrations: Our best vendor partners will be on-site to demonstrate the latest and greatest landscape products and services. From Rainbow Tree Care to Weber Grills and Anchor Block to TouchStone Lighting, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about everything you need to complete you dream landscape project.
events & seminarsDesign Displays: Visit our indoor Patio Ideas Center to get a first-hand look at how professional landscape design and quality hardscape products come together to create amazing patios.
events & seminarsRefreshments: Enjoy snacks and beverages as you digest all of the amazing landscape ideas and information gathered from our show!

Seminar Schedule
All landscaping design seminars are free to attend in our Heritage Room. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. (150 capacity.)
9:30 a.m.Award Winning Patios, Pools & Ponds
Get inspired as Bachman's Landscape Designer, Daryl Melquist, shows dozens of his best projects and describes the logic and materials that went into each design. Daryl has designed residential landscapes for more than 30 years. Exceptionally skilled with designing outdoor spaces that are functional and visually inviting, he expresses his artistic talent with outstanding combinations of plants, stone and brick.
10:30 a.m.Special Spaces: Outdoor Kitchens & Other Outdoor Rooms Learn all about outdoor rooms from Bachman's Landscape Designer, Alyson Landmark. See photos of a recent outdoor kitchen project and several other outdoor rooms designed by Alyson as she explains how these fantastic projects took shape. Alyson uses a careful step-by-step process to take an outdoor space from concept to detailed plan.
11:30 a.m.New Options for Fire in Your Landscape 
In addition to being a great space for entertaining, fire pits and fireplaces add drama and an extra element of beauty to your yard. Lately, some cities have begun regulating wood fires in the landscape due to smoke concerns. In response, landscape designers have turned to gas fire features. In this session, Bachman's Landscape Designers Steve Gorman and John Stadelman will share some of our best fire projects along with new developments in gas fire features.
12:30 p.m.High Fashion. Low Maintenance Paving Systems
Learn why Anchor’s signature manufacturing process creates the most durable and beautiful paving systems. Anchor Product Specialists, Angela Prenzlow and Gene Karjala, will show the newest pavers developed by Anchor and explain why they’re the best on the market.
1:30 p.m.LED Lighting: A Green Solution for Beautiful Landscapes
From security to curb appeal, LED lights are an energy efficient solution for lighting the landscape. Learn the many advantages of LED as Touchstone Lighting's owners, Mark and Lisa Hanson, showcase the newest, low-energy LED lights for landscaping.
2:30 p.m.Emerald Ash Borer
Eastern cities are struggling with the expense and disappointment of losing thousands of mature Ash trees. ISA Certified Arborist, Jen Morgan, will explain how this pest is appearing in the Twin Cities and what homeowners can do to protect their trees.
3:30 p.m.Decorating the Outdoor Room 
Learn how usual and unusual accessories can transform an average outdoor space into an exciting entertaining area you'll love! Lesli Rauch, Bachman's head of merchandising, will showcase great ideas for decorating your outdoor room.