Have you ever wondered how they grow those amazingly huge gerbera daisies that you get from our shop? Well, this week we were lucky enough to visit one of the farms that grows them for us - Ever-Bloom Farms in California. Ever-Bloom has over 14 acres of these amazing flowers - all under the protection of very sophisticated green houses.
The amazing plants are putting out flowers each and ever day, requiring they be harvested 6 days a week. Sue says the workers walk through each row picking them by hand and sorting them right out in the green house where they are added to these very cool carts by variety.
Minutes after being harvested, they are cut and placed into a special water solution to allow them to continuing drinking. From here they are boxed for travel to various wholesale houses all over the country. Here are a few more of these amazing beauties for you to enjoy!
All in all, it was an amazing day at Ever-Bloom Farms!
To see how we use these amazing flowers, be sure to visit our website at www.sendingsmiles.com and our facebook page at www.facebook.com/localflorist