Siblings Day Preparations | April 10th



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“I know it’s cliché, but the whole family is just whacked. I mean, we’re all out of our minds. They’re the funniest, most eccentric bizarre people I’ve ever met, my siblings.”                                                                                                                     -Dana CarveyFor the last several years anyone on social media has seen the meteoric rise of Sib...

Women's Day Excitement



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This year's lead up to Women's Day has been particularly exciting.Sun Valley partnered with iBulb in Holland to bring a pop up flower garden of 100,000 tulips to downtown San Francisco to celebrate American Tulip Day, but also as a warm up for Women's Day, March 8th.The energy behind Women's Day continues to grow in 2019, and this year we have seen more participation in promotional ef...

NEW VIDEO: Tulip and Iris Flower Arrangement by J Schwanke



Our friend J Schwanke, the flower expert at uBloom, recently released a new video featuring our tulips and iris.  Did you know J has new TV series coming out on PBS, titled, "J Schwanke's Life in Bloom?"  This will be a great  resource to our entire industry!  Way to go J!Check out this great video and learn from an expert! ...

March 8th 2019 = Celebrate. Honor. Respect.



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This article appears in this months Floral Marketing in The Produce News, written by our own Bill Prescott.“Be that strong girl that everyone knew would make it through the worst, be that fearless girl, the one who would dare to do anything, be that independent girl who didn’t need a man; be that girl who never backed down.” — Taylor SwiftThankfully, in the last year we’ve seen a cont...

Silly Valentine's Jokes



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Our annual dose of V-Day humor, Good luck out there, we are cheering!Q. Why shouldn't you fall in love with a pastry chef?A. He'll dessert you.Q. What did the flame say to his buddies after he fell in love?A. "I found the perfect match!"Q: What did one watermelon say to the other on Valentine's Day?A: You're one in a melon!Q: What did the light bulb say to the other light bulb on Vale...

Flowers - The Most Ancient Calling



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According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the origin of St. Valentine’s Day is the Roman festival of Lupercalia. The festival celebrated the coming of spring and included themes of fertility and love, hence the frequent depictions of the Roman god of love, Cupid.  At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a...