With the advent of a shiny new year we want to take a moment to thank our friendly karass of loyal Sunflower lovers, and send a heartfelt wish to everyone for a prosperous and joyful 2017!
The Dirt - Supporting Chelsea’s Light Foundation
Q: What do you mean by "Go Big or Go Home"? A: This quote and others adorned the walls of Chelsea King’s bedroom and she lived her life to the fullest, embodying this quote. For those of you outside of San Diego, Chelsea King was a vibrant 17 year-old, straight–A student, cross-country runner and musician who loved to volunteer. ...
The Dirt - Pumpkin Trees!
Hm... if these are for autumn arrangements, why would I need to think about this now?! Thanks for asking! We sow Pumpkin Tree seeds from late January (yup…starting now) through early March in our greenhouses. So, order-up, if you'd like these fellows in your shop!
The Dirt - Where Have You Been?!
After 213 monthly issues of "The Dirt"; that’s almost 18 years worth of monthly newsletters (!), we'd decided to put "The Dirt" on pause last year, for a spell. We have been busily working on making this little blog post fresh and more relevant for you. Please let us know how we are doing, and what you might like to hear about.
The Dirt - Giving Back; In Your Own Back Yard!
Q: I’ll bet I know where this is going? Being in the flower business aren’t you asked for a lot of donations? A: Yes, that’s true, and one of the great privileges of running Dos Gringos, is being able to give back to the communities in which we have operations. For this Dirt, I would like to focus on a very special organization that is near and dear to my heart, Meals on Wheels. ...
The Dirt - How to display some happy
Q: What does the week after Valentine’s look like in Gringoville? A: Well, first we start to recharge our battery after 21 days of straight organized chaos. Then, in the spirit of constant improvement, all of our department heads meet with their teams and put together their department GBU’s. Q: What are GBU’s? A: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!