Whether you are looking for blooms u-pick or u-pick-up for a party, a picture perfect backdrop or just something fun to look-at that's Covid friendly, there's more than a few beautiful places to go here in the States. From Coast to coast, beach side to mountainside — Los Angeles to Atlanta and California to Florida and all of the places in between—here's where to go to find some of the prettiest flower fields in the United States this year (to me).
P.S. I've decided to make this a living list because I love to visit flower farms. Tell me more and I'll add it. Let's make it grow!
PHOTO: BEHIND THE SCENES FROM OUR PROTEA STORY, SUNSET MAGAZINE
Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers was etablished in 1999 with a passion for growing exotic flowers. Mel Resenciz is a friendly farmer with decades of experience in Mediterranean-like climate of the southwestern United States. The protea fields in Rainbow, California are stunning especially amid the mountainous terrain of the west coast. In addition to the protea, Mel cultivates more than 350 varieties of flowers and foliages, and our selection continues to grow!
Julio if acclaimed as a floral designe as much as a farmer. The Flower Hat makes incredible compositions like the hanging install of pampas, babies breath and palm fronds (above) featured on Thursd.com.
The Flower Hat
This is a small farm in Bozeman, Montana (USA) owned by Julio Freitas. While presenting at Team Flower's Conference in Orlando, I actually met the man who wears The Flower Hat! Julio has a magnetic and magical personality that you can see when you meet him, through is artistry and in his passionate and informative newsletters. He offers flowers, floristry, workshops and design from the thousands and thousands of blooms grown on his farm. His work is truly breathtaking and his garden of locally grown blooms is a pretty site. He is generous with his talent and expertise and I have heard wonderful things about his workshops... dreaming of going to one, one day. Call ahead for to check on farm tours, farm rental for photos, workshop and other agra-tourism.
Fausett Farms Sunflowers
Fausett Farms, who has been in the same family since 1858, grows spectacular arrays of sunflowers. This 30-acre farm is tucked away in the north Georgia mountains and offer visitors an impressive 900,000 flowers. And if you happen to be a horse owner, they invite you to bring your four-legged friend to the farm for a leisurely and beautiful ride through the property.
PHOTO: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL FLOWER FIELDS TO VISIT IN THE U.S., MARTHASTEWART.COM
Purple Haze Lavender Farm
The Sequim-Dungeness Valley in Washington comes by it's nickname: the lavender capital of North America honestly. It grow more lavender than any other place in the United States. Tourists at the lavender farm Purple Haze can pick their own bouquets, picnic on the lawns, and best of all, taste their lavender-infused ice cream. They are open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. between May 25 and September 2. Visit in late July when the flowers are in full bloom and when Sequim hosts their annual Lavender Festival.
PHOTO: TOP 10 FLOWER FARMS TO VISIT IN THE US, THE SAVVY LIFE
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
Clackamas County, Oregon
With 40 acres of tulips, over 200 acres of outdoor space, and activities, and the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival it's no wonder this is one of the top spring attractions in Oregon. Experience the beauty of this farm from March 19 to May 2 for 6 weeks of blooming tulips. There are weekday and weekend activities from hot air balloon rides to food vendors, tulip tour train, craft market place and a tulip market. For updates and info, visit HERE.
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