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...

Pretty In Pink



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Our lily team has been busy harvesting and packing up Sorbonne Oriental Lilies and we thought it would be a great time to take you on a farm walk through the Oriental Lily greenhouse. Our Oriental Lily crew is incredibly knowledgeable and dedicated to growing and harvesting some of the best cut-lilies available. Many of our team members have been with Sun Valley for years and their e...

Calla Season



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This week our Northern California farm has been enveloped in what we locals call Fogust. As the name implies, Fogust is a regional weather phenomenon that brings unseasonably foggy days during the month of August. The fog does clear up for a few hours each day but we are left with long, gloomy mornings and chilly evenings that leave you hankering for Fall. With all the grey skies, th...