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Farm Calendar (2019)
January | February | March | April | May | June | July
 August | September | October | November | December
January
New website with offerings for 2019 will download (tentative date is 1/1/2019 10:00 a.m.).  Online orders for peonies accepted for the 2019 season.  Peonies may only be ordered online using our secure shopping cart.  If planning to order Peonies, we recommend doing so early to avoid disappointment of early sell outs!  Winter speaking presentations. Closed to farm visits due to snow and frozen fields.  New website work.
February
Online orders accepted for the 2019 season. Peonies may only be ordered online using our secure shopping cart.  If planning to order Peonies, we recommend doing so early to avoid disappointment of early sell outs!   Closed to farm visits due to snow and frozen fields.  Winter speaking presentations.   Join us at the Wisconsin Garden Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, February 8-10.  Nate will be presenting Friday.  Topic:  Propagating Peonies.  New website work.
March
Online orders accepted for the 2019 season. Peonies may only be ordered online using our secure shopping cart.  If planning to order Peonies, we recommend doing so early to avoid disappointment of early sell outs!   Closed to farm visits due to snow and frozen fields.  Winter speaking presentations. New website launch?
April
Online orders accepted for the 2019 season. Peonies may only be ordered online using our secure shopping cart.  If planning to order Peonies, we recommend doing so early to avoid disappointment of early sell outs!   Closed to farm visits due to snow and frozen fields.  Daylily seed planting in the field or as soil conditions permit.  Weeding-yuk or will it be shoveling snow?  Closed to farm visits.
May
(peony bloom begins mid month-usually)
Online orders continue to be accepted for the 2019 season.  Peony bloom will begin in mid to late May.  Peony hybridizing will be in full swing.  Spring daylily digging will begin around the middle of the month or as weather permits.  May 15-19, 2019.  American Peony Society Convention-Ames, Iowa.   May 29 to June 2, 2019.  Solaris Farms is open for early peony viewing 1 pm. to 4 pm. daily. If things change due to weather, we will post updates on our Face Book page.
June
Farm opens June 26, 2019.  Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (peonies complete bloom, Lilium begin)
Open dates in June are 6/26, 6/27, 6/28, 6/29, 6/30.
June 26, 2019 Solaris Farms opens for summer digging and viewing!  Come join us Wednesday to Sunday through August 4, 2019 (closed Mondays and Tuesdays) for our summer season at Solaris Farms.  This is the earliest opening date we have had at the farm and is due to climate change.  Bloom seasons have become earlier and this should allow visitors to view earlier bloom cultivars.  Please note that we also close earlier in August.
July 2019
(month of peak daylily and lily bloom)
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
7/1
Closed
7/2
Closed
7/3
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/4
Closed due to Holiday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/5
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/6
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/7
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/8
Closed
7/9
Closed
7/10
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/11
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/12
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/13
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/14
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7/15
Closed
7/16
Closed
7/17
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/18
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/19
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/20
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/21
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/22
Closed
7/23
Closed
7/24
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/25
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/26
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/27
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/28
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7/29
Closed
7/30
Closed
7/31
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  Historically, peak daylily bloom and Lilium bloom occur between 7/11 and 8/5.  This has varied widely in recent years.  Please check our Farm Updates page for bloom progression and other information that may affect your visit.
August 2019
(late daylily/lily bloom continues)
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
 8/1
Closed
8/1
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8/2
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8/3
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8/4
Open
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Last day Open
8/5
Farm closed to walk on traffic
for the year.
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August 5 to 31... Closed to farm visits.  Woody Peony Grafting, herbaceous root harvest and field maintenance.  No appointment requests please.  No new orders will be taken for the remainder of the year due to time constraints.
September
Root harvest, woody peony digging for pre-orders and peony shipping. Paeonia and Hemerocallis seed harvest. Farm maintenance.  Closed to farm visits.  No new orders will be taken for the remainder of the year.
October
Root harvest, woody peony digging for pre-orders and peony shipping.  Replanting of root stubs for future.  Preparing fields for winter.  Farm maintenance.  Closed to farm visits.  No new orders will be taken for the remainder of the year.
November
Peony field inventory, farm maintenance and completion of planting roots.  Closed to farm visits.  Preparing the farm for the big chill.
December
Computer work building new website and updating databases and web catalog.  Feeding the furnace with wood pellets.  Closed to farm visits (Who would want to?) 
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