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MPS Annual Educational Event

2019 Minnesota Peony Society (MPS) Annual Educational Event

Saturday, February 23th, 2019

Bachman’s Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 554419

612-861-7600 (for directions)


11:00 am: Floral Design Seminar  “Basics and Beyond”
with Rita Gindt-Marvig
Come learn how to put together floral arrangements for personal enjoyment and to exhibit in the MPS artistic section of our shows Rita is a judge for multiple plant societies and has won national awards for her designs.

12:00 noon: MPS Social 

12:30 pm: Membership Business Meeting
President Todd O’Halloran will share this year’s plan for MPS events.

1:00 pm — 3:00 pm: Peony Culture Seminar:

“How to turn an acre of yard into a Peony Paradise”with Gary Bieck, Wisconsin

Gary grows many fine peonies as well as daylilies, lilies, hibiscus, hydrangeas, and many other plants as well. His gardens were recently featured, “The Lily Fields” in the September, 2018 issue of Wisconsin Gardner. Gary will present his 4 step process and share how his collection grew including the peonies received from Bill Seidl.


Free and open to the public!