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Smokey’s Update 6/14/19

Smokey’s Update 6/14/19

It’s official! Smokey’s Gardens is now able to utilize our standard procedures in shipping. That means there are no orders taken before this season began that are not shipped. Our standard is to ship flowers on the business day following the business day...
Smokey’s Update 6/5/19

Smokey’s Update 6/5/19

After being without power for several days and no Internet for a full 8 days it’s nice to be back in the modern world and functioning at 100%.  Issues of this sort have a way of making one appreciate those things we often take for granted.  Luckily we had no...
Smokey’s Update 5/29/19 – Disaster Strikes at Smokey’s

Smokey’s Update 5/29/19 – Disaster Strikes at Smokey’s

We have had a wild introduction to the Memorial day weekend.  Since the last post thunder, lightening, wind and rain all conspired to take out our electricity, not just a second or two, but for days.  At the time of this writing our office still has no internet...
Smokey’s Update 5/22/19 – First Blooms of the Season!

Smokey’s Update 5/22/19 – First Blooms of the Season!

It is official!  The Daylilies at Smokey’s Gardens have begun to bloom.  The first blooms came from our Stella de Oro and Black Eyed Stella cultivars.  Here are some photos of the newest blooms in the garden and some pictures of others about to bloom.  We have...
Smokey’s Update 5/15/2019

Smokey’s Update 5/15/2019

Looking outside at the gray day it makes one wish for time back in the garden. One good thing about the rain is that it has managed to wash away much of the pollen we would normally experience. Intermittent rain has not stopped us completely; however we have passed...
Smokey’s Update 5/8/2019

Smokey’s Update 5/8/2019

There is finally some color in the garden.  In addition to the daffodils and tulips the trees are greening and forming leaves.   The ones that seem to stand out the most are the Redbuds and Bradford Pear trees blooming all around us, a certain sign that the growing...
Smokey’s Update 5/1/2019 – Order Fulfillment Walkthrough

Smokey’s Update 5/1/2019 – Order Fulfillment Walkthrough

Am I the only one that feels like there is an epic battle between old man winter and mother nature?  While Saturday was beautiful, sunny and warm here in Michigan we woke Sunday to snow covering everything.  Since then it has been raining off and on.  I think mother...
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...