Feel the Viburnum



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Sun Valley’s Viburnum Season is just kicking off.  These mop-topped beauties signal that spring has truly arrived at our farm in Willow Creek, CA.As the season starts the Viburnum is green, and then as the days get warmer the blooms will transition to white, giving them their nickname, “Snowballs.”This crop is the epitome of a “Seasonal Specialty,” which Sun Valley can offer farm dire...
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New Tulip Gallery



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Springtime is tulip time!  Though most of our production focuses on our classic varieties that you already know and love, we work closely with partners in Holland to bring new varieties to market.This is really exciting, as Lane will come to the sales office holding a new variety of tulip nearly everyday.Beyond growing these beauties, the task of photographing and documenting their ke...

The Spring Effect Returns!



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“It’s okay, honey. I… I was just talking to the cornfield.”                                                Character Ray Kinsella in the movie “Field of Dreams”Spring is officially here. Wow, what a winter it has been.  Record rains and record snowfall across California. This bodes very well for anyone involved in agriculture…or skiing!Yellow Phytalos Butterfly RanunculusCNN reports t...

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! ...