Louie Figone and his dog Sally hosted a field trip for us. One of the few local farms who sell at the SF Flower Mart, the flowers that come from Figone Ranch are stunning and really special. The weather in Half Moon Bay is perfect for ranunculus, anemones, hydrangea and dahlias so that’s what he grows. And, he grows some of the best in Northern California.
His property is beautiful and goes up a little canyon just a couple miles from the Pacific Ocean. The water for his whole ranch comes from this natural pond, and he uses gravity for his irrigation system.
Most of the ranunculus and anemones are done, and the dahlias and hydrangea aren’t blooming yet. It was quiet and peaceful the morning that we got our tour and we felt like little flower fairies among the fields of flowers.