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California Super Bloom includes Carlsbad Flower Fields

Southern California Super Bloom Parts of Southern California are experiencing “super blooms”of flowers. Southern California’s hot, dry hillsides of are normally covered in brown desert scrub. However, with just-right combination of  rain and cooler weather, SoCal has become a dazzling array of gorgeous orange poppy flowers.  Super Blooms are seen in California every 10 years or so. Because of…

Carlsbad Flower Fields – The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch -Tecolote Ranunculus flowers

This 50 acres of extraordinary color, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, better known as Carlsbad Flower Fields  is in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean and offers a special nursery, garden, and gift shop by Armstrong Garden Centers in addition to festivals throughout the season.For over sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of north San Diego County into one of the most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty anywhere in the world. The nearly fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers that make up The Carlsbad Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California, are in bloom for approximately six to eight weeks each year – from early March through early May – literally bringing the famous fields back to life. This annual burst of color, which has become part of the area’s local heritage,…

Visit Carlsbad – The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

Visit Carlsbad – The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch  Noted for being one of the most beloved spring traditions in the area, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch opens annually in March for six to eight weeks showcasing the Giant Tecolote Ranunculus. Other interesting attractions on site include the miniature rose garden and the All-American Rose…

Carlsbad Flower Fields History – Giant Tecolote Ranunculus

Today, the Carlsbad Flower Fields are a direct result of over 85 years of floral cultivation that began when Luther Gage, an early settler and grower settled in the area in the early 1920’s. Mr. Gage brought Ranunculus seeds to the area and began growing them in his fields next to Frank Frazee’s small vegetable…

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