Upcoming Events

Activities and Events

Satisfy Your Gardening Addiction

•Solaris Farms Shopping Appointments•

Solaris Farms, 7510 Pinesva Road, Reedsville, WI 54230

Join Nate and Jordan for our bloom seasons – Peonies – Daylilies – Lilium.   Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and new farm operation structure, the farm will no longer be open to walk-on business, but will be open to those who schedule an appointment through the website.  To schedule an appointment simply go to: Visit The Farm, find the month  and day you would like to visit on the main calendar, click the day on the appointment calendar and select the time you would like to visit.  Click Book Now and go to checkout to complete your appointment.  You are not charged for appointments, so don’t be concerned about going through checkout – it is how the website schedules an appointment.  You may also email Nate with appointment requests, but remember these requests must fall within the times and openings we have on our appointment calendar.

We look forward to showing you the farm during Peony Bloom Season and also digging daylilies and lilies for you during summer bloom season.


•Garden Visions 2020•

Northcentral Technical College, Main Building · 1000 W Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401
January 24, 25, 2020.

Join Nate for two programs, among many more from other specialists!  Nate’s programs will be ‘Daylily Secrets’ and ‘Woody Peonies’.  A great way to spend a cold winter day(s) in Wisconsin and dream of what is to come.  For more information and a full schedule of events please visit:  Garden Visions 2020.

Daylily Secrets notes.

Woody Peony notes.

•Grand Valley Daylily Society•

Meijer Gardens, 1000 E. Beltline Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
March 5, 2020.

Join Nate and the Grand Valley Daylily Society for a presentation about Solaris Farms daylilies.  We’ll cover some unique cultural ideas impacting northern teir daylily gardeners and information about Solaris Farms daylily hybridizing practices.  Also, lots of images of our daylily introductions.  Auction of select daylily cultivars from Solaris Farms as well.

Program notes:

The Solaris Way:  Daylilies for the Northern Garden

•Daylily Society of Southeast Wisconsin• Cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns, will reschedule in future.

Boerner Botanical Gardens ⋅ 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI  53130
March 15, 2020

Join Nate for a program titled ‘Goodies for the Garden-Great Daylily, Lilium and Peony Selections for Northern Tier Gardens’.  Attendees will take a look at some proven plants, new introductions and rarities selected at Solaris Farms.  Images, cultural information and supporting information will be included about Solaris Farms’  introductions, as well as, other originators plants of excellence.  For further information visit:  Daylily Society of Southeast Wisconsin.

Program Notes:  Goodies for the Northern Tier Garden 2020

•Woods in Bloom•

Cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns, will reschedule in future.

Lakewood Town Hall ⋅ 17214 Park St, Lakewood, WI 54138.
April 22, 2020;  6:00 p.m.

Nate will be presenting information about woody (tree) peonies.  The presentation includes many images and cultural information for this little known group of peonies.

Program Notes:  Woody Peonies

•The American Peony Society Convention and Exhibition•

Cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns, will reschedule in future.

The Chicago Botanic Gardens ⋅ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL 60022
June 11-14, 2020

The American Peony Society’s annual convention is a multifaceted event for members and includes the largest peony flower exhibition (open to the public) in the United States .  Member benefits are seminars, a rare peony auction, awards banquet and time with other peony aficionados.  Non-members are welcome to view the large peony flower show/exhibition and at the same time enjoy one of America’s top botanic gardens-The Chicago Botanic Gardens.  For more information and a full schedule of events visit:  The American Peony Society.  To become a member of the American Peony Society visit:  Purchase an APS Membership.