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Smokey’s Update 4/24/2019

Smokey’s Update 4/24/2019

It is official!  After noticing the increase in sounds from the woods now the roar of lawn mowers in the neighborhood is in the air.  What could represent the beginning of time spent outdoors more than that?  At Smokey’s Gardens we have 70 acres to tend so we...
Smokey’s Update 4/17/2019

Smokey’s Update 4/17/2019

This past weekend was a perfect reflection of the transition from the cold, gray of winter to a view of the beautiful days that will be coming now with some regularity. Saturday it was in the 50’s and sunny here in southern Michigan. It was the ideal opportunity...
Spring has sprung!

Spring has sprung!

You can tell Spring is here by the noises coming from the woods at Smokey’s Gardens.  It’s as though there is a regular celebration taking place out there as evidenced by the seemingly overnight increase in volume.  Watching the daylilies break through the...
It’s All in the Eyes

It’s All in the Eyes

Of all the parts of a daylily, the eye makes a statement, whether it be subtle or striking. With such a large variety of cultivars here at Smokey’s Gardens, we thought we would share a few with you that represent some of the most gorgeous ‘eyed’ daylilies. If you are...
Weeds, Weeds and More Weeds

Weeds, Weeds and More Weeds

With springtime comes the buds and blossoms on trees and flowers. Unfortunately, they are not the only foliage that begins to make an appearance. Weeds, weeds and more weeds once again take up residence in lawns and gardens everywhere. Of course, if you have a lawn...
Early to Rise

Early to Rise

Even though most grateful for the arrival of spring, there are gardeners who find the first several weeks of the growing season rather lackluster due to the minimal color throughout one’s yard. Fortunately for daylily growers, there are several cultivars...
Blooming Bargains

Blooming Bargains

With the change of the clock this weekend and the first official day of spring only a few weeks away, there is no better way to celebrate than with a daylily sale! If you have not had the opportunity to look over Smokey’s sale page on our website, you may want to...
What’s All The Fuss About

What’s All The Fuss About

When it comes to growing beautiful flowers one must understand it can require a bit of work to ensure healthy plants and beautiful blooms. However, there are a few perennials that demand a rather large amount of attention such as roses, dahlias, and petunias. All the...
The Highest Honors

The Highest Honors

The award season is here. The Grammys, Oscars and many others are announced and celebrated during the first few months of the year. However, movie stars and musical artists are not the only recipients of high honors for their work. Daylilies and hybridizers are also...