Dubbed the "Miracle-Groers": school garden director, Mud Baron; flower farmer, Harry Van Wingerden; writer, Bonnie Jo Manion; blogger, Susan Phillips; TV host, Ty Pennington and our very own, Mel Resendiz arrived with flowers for the float.
A Welcoming Reception - Mel, Mud and Ty.
The Press Event: Float Decorating at Fiesta Float Barn. During this event, media was there to capture the Miracle-Groers arriving to the float barn with their flowers and then applying their own flowers to the Miracle-Gro parade float.
KTLA Live - Bring them on!
Not only a farmer – An artist as well!
Float Judging Day and CCFC Certification Ceremony
California Secretary of Food and Agriculture, Karen Ross, certifying the Miracle-Gro float "California Grown."
Ready for the ride of a Lifetime!
Miracle-Gro was awarded the prestigious "Governor's Trophy" for "Best Depiction of Life in California"
That is how you build a parade float! With a full-on salute to California Grown flowers and nature's pollinators, the 2016 Miracle-Gro float was a real show-stopping stunner.