Resendiz Brothers Protea Growers LLC was established in 1999 and is now one of California's largest supplier of South African and Australian floral products and plants. Over 200 varieties of these unique native plants are grown, harvested and shipped throughout the United States and Canada. Known for their exceptional value and long vase life, our products create a dramatic impact when placed in arrangements, bouquets or displays.
Monday, June 18, 2012
An Internship in Flower Farming
This summer Resendiz Brothers has the pleasure to host
Pauline Nogueira, a French Intern and student of agriculture at Campus de Pouille in Angers. She will be spending the next three months learning all about the art of flower farming.
Pauline's first week included a special tour of our flower fields, where she experienced firsthand what flowers are currently being harvested and how they grow.
Creating a beautiful hand-tied bouquet right in the field was the highlight of our tour!
In the packing house, it was time for Pauline to become
acquainted with more of our flowers, and how they are prepared for packing and
In the nursery, Pauline assisted with the re-potting of young
our 'thanks' to Pauline for preparing a special French meal, 'Blanquette de Veau",
it was the "perfect way to end her first week! Stay tuned for more on Pauline's flower farming