While there are any number of greenhouses and garden centers in the Twin Cities, Bachman's Garden Center is the hometown favorite. Whatever your family's gardening interest, Bachman's will have it in their catalog and offer advice for growing it -- Fairy Gardens, Bonsai, flowers, vegetables. you can find it in their catalog. There are seven garden centers in the Twin Cities plus a downtown location and several Lunds & Byerly's locations.
Kids Activities at Bachman's Garden Center
Bachman's offers gardening events and activities year round. Events geared toward kids have been so popular that we don't try to list them on our calendar. If gardening with kids is your thing, we recommend checking early and often for kids programming or joining their purple rewards club so you'll get heads up emails.
Get More Ideas with our Family Fun Idea: Gardening with Kids.
Christmas at the Lyndale Bachman's Garden Center
The Lyndale location traditionally develops an original Christmas play each season, with showtimes during their annual Christmas open house. Other highlights of the open house include:
- Arrival celebration for Santa and his entourage
- A reindeer corral
- A craft area
- Photo ops with Santa and elf
- Special guests