MSHS Plant Show Winners

Dennis and Bonsai

Dennis Kolasa and winning bonsai

Congratulations to all the participants in the MSHS Plant Show at the Minnesota State Fair! The Grand Champion was a gorgeous bonsai entered by Sandy Merrill and Dennis Kolasa of Vadnais Heights. Reserve champion went to Mary Brickzin-Gale of Goodhue for her succulent plant collection.

Here’s a list of the winning entries.

Indoor Bloomers, Chuck Levine, Roseville, Sinningia leocotricha

Patio Plants, Nancy Miller, Minneapolis, Caladium ‘Rosebud’

Succulent, Dennis Hoidal, Forest Lake

Cactus, Dennis Hoidal, Forest Lake, rare crested form

House Plant, Patricia Gau, Minnetonka, Rex begonia

Hanging Plant, Mary Brickzin-Gale, Goodhue, Bridal veil

Dish Garden, Mary Brickzin-Gale, Goodhue, Sempervivum varieties

Terrariums, no entries

Bonsai, Dennis Kolasa and Sandy Merrill, Vadnais Heights,  (Grand Champion)

Topiary,  Maureen Adelman, St Paul, Aoenium ‘Zwartzkopf’

Youth Entry,  Megan Walberg, age 10, Ramsey, fairy garden
Reiner Gale, age 11, Goodhue, baseball plant (Euphorbia obesa)

Vegetable Plant, Jim Dzandzara, Bloomington, Peppers ‘Cajun Belle’

Plant Collection, Mary Brickzin-Gale, Goodhue, Succulent collection (Reserve Champion)

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