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Smokey’s Update 7/10/19

Smokey’s Update 7/10/19

There has been a lot of action in Smokey land this week. We are fulfilling orders at the same time we prepare for the open house this weekend. The Daylilies and Hostas are reaching their peak and the gardens are alive with color. This is when we can identify any...
Smokey’s Update 7/3/19

Smokey’s Update 7/3/19

Once the calendar said summer was here mother nature didn’t miss a moment to prove it. The days instantly became sunny and warm here in southern Michigan. Mid to upper 80’s feels like a giant leap from the mild 70’s I was getting accustomed to. The...
Smokey’s Update 6/26/19

Smokey’s Update 6/26/19

It’s official, summer is here! With it comes the warmer more humid days we look forward to most of the year. Since we have had so much rain this spring it comes as a reminder that it is important to pay attention to the weather. First let me say that Daylilies...

Open House Saturday July 13th from 9-3

Join us at our annual open house on July 13th, from 9 AM to 3 PM. Activities:  Garden Bus ToursWalk the Daylily GardensPick Your Own Clump from our Assorted FieldsTours of Our Facilities and ProcessesCheck Out Our Custom EquipmentHot Dogs, Chips, and DrinksFree...
Smokey’s Update 6/19/19

Smokey’s Update 6/19/19

Another rainy day. While it may be gray and overcast outside the Daylilies certainly like it. I was told this week that we have not had three days straight without rain since January. That sounds about right. Some of those rains were slight but most of them delivered...
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...