Mother's Day is around the corner and why just order flowers?
Take mom to a flower farm and lush gardens for memorable photos. Remember to check out websites and call ahead if reservations are required.
Bees N Blooms, Santa Rosa, CA · Meander through the maze of the heavenly scented lavenders at the foothills of Taylor Mountain. Besides the Lavender Labyrinth, a variety of flowers are grown by local flower farmers. At the farm stand, take home plant starts, some lavender honey or lavender hydrosols!
Lavender Bee Farm, Petaluma · This bee farm has over 5000 lavender plants! Pesticide free, this gorgeous lavender farm is reminiscent of French lavender fields. Tours are by appointment only.
Roses in Bloom at Garden Valley Ranch
Garden Valley Ranch, Petaluma, CA · By appointment only, this family-owned rose farm has lush green grass for picnicking and gorgeous roses everywhere. Garden Valley Ranch only grows garden roses uncovered in the fields in plein air for the most fragrant bouquets. Garden Valley Ranch typically sells only wholesale to wedding and events florists.
Dragonfly Floral, Healdsburg, CA · With classes and a seasonal farm stand, Dragonfly Floral grows a beautiful garden with a variety of flowers, from roses to amaranth. Perfect for a visit close to Healdsburg Downtown for a leisurely afternoon with mom. Check out their floral workshops!
Monte Bellaria di California, Sebastopol, CA · This beautiful farm has hillsides of lavender touched by the morning coastal fog. One of the best places for amazing photos, mom will talk about this next year. They just reopened in mid-April in time for this season's bloom! Picnic tables are available by reservation.
The Happy Dahlia Farm, Petaluma, CA · While they are not reopening until July 2021, this family owned farm produces Dahlias as big as dinner plates. Visit in the summer!
Visit the flower farm websites to learn about their farm rules and call ahead if needed. Remember to respect the bees and wildlife residing at these beautiful places. Otherwise, a visit to any of these gorgeous spots will be talked about for years to come.