Corona del Mar translates in Spanish to “crown of the sea”, and like its descriptive name, this community which is part of the city of Newport Beach truly is a crown filled with diamonds. If you seek a place of beauty as the name implies, you would expect to see the opposite of the 405 [...]
Allergies and pollen counts are up, blossoms fill the meadows and beach embankments, and springtime promises to provide one of the most colorful annual displays for those seeking to hike, look and photograph wildflowers in California. While there are dozens of beautiful flower gardens & botanical gardens to see throughout the year, nature provides its [...]
The tulips and daffodils look especially rosy at Pier 39, where spring is celebrated with colorful pots of flowers next to the bay. A perfect, sunny day is a great time to visit and take a ride in the bay. When visiting, there are countless new restaurants and hotels to explore, compelling you to return [...]
Capitola by the Sea, Calif.–Deep in the heart of Santa Cruz County beaches is one event that simply blossoms each year. The Capitola Begonia Festival is one of our all-time favorites for its unique themes, fun games, and colorful boat floats decorated with live begonia flowers.
California’s cut flower industry has mostly gone south to Mexico [...]
North San Diego County is blessed with the perfect climate for a variety of crops such as avocados, strawberries, lemons, oranges, and even flowers. While that’s not the entire reason Fallbrook is expanding its Certified Farmers Market from one day to two each week, the growth does reflect a trend that’s happening all over California. [...]