Valentine’s Day Lift Off



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Feel that tension in the air? Look around the farm. Everybody is moving a bit faster. The energy is starting to build for Valentine’s Day 2023! Valentine’s Day is the second biggest holiday for Sun Valley, behind Mother’s Day. Shipping fresh, quality flowers is essential for this holiday, since for many consumers, this may be one of the few times a year they buy flowers. Delivering o...

Tulips: Ask the weight, before the price



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    Consumers may think a flower is a flower, or a tulip is just a tulip. But we in the flower industry know that this is not the case. Two key factors contribute to making a better tulip. How do you define better? At Sun Valley, we define better as the best possible consumer experience. After all, it is the end user that we aim to delight and amaze with our flowers, therefore a ...

Happy Earth Day



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Nestled amongst California’s giant redwoods, in the foggy coastal town of Arcata, we are growing premium, fresh-cut flowers—sustainably. We at Sun Valley are committed to positive stewardship of our local community and environment. By using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices we are able to create a world of color and grow beautiful blooms year-round. In 2016, we too...

Happy Fly Day



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Butterfly Ranunculus has become one of our favorite blooms of Spring! Boasting more petals than we can count and an incredible vase life (we're talking 2-3 weeks!) it is easy to see why! This season we are growing a dozen varieties of Butterfly Ranunculus in an array of colors—from deep red to creamy pink and even a yellow so bright you can't help but smile when you see it! These flu...

Follow The Rainbow



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Growing a rainbow of colorful flowers begins with planting our bulbs in Humboldt Gold! Humboldt Gold, named for the county where we grow, is our proprietary blend soil. The rich, fertile mix of composted flowers and Redwood and Douglas Fir bark is carefully monitored and tended to by our team. After countless requests year after year for our soil recipe, we were inspired to package a...
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Tulip Day is Coming



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March 5th is American Tulip Day and we are excited to be celebrating for the 5th year in a row! The holiday, which is celebrated on the first Saturday in March, is a nod to the Dutch Tulip Day celebration which is held in January every year. American Tulip Day celebrates the kickoff of the tulip season. After the cold of winter when consumers are looking for somethi...