More to Explore
American Flag of Flowers
Our brilliantly hued American Flag waves in the wind. Red, white and blue petunias strategically planted on a 300 by 170 foot hillside pay tribute to the United States.
Antique Tractor Wagon Rides
Guests can enjoy an open-air wagon ride through The Flower Fields via an antique tractor. The ride includes an audio commentary of the history of The Flower Fields for our visitors' enjoyment.
The Artist Gardens
Imagine your favorite painting transposed into a colorful garden using flowers as an art medium. The displays of spring flowers are as instructive as they are beautiful. Each illustrates how color can be used and enjoyed in gardens at home.
Carlsbad Mining Company
Our sluice mining activity. Find your polished gemstones using the miner’s old method of sifting sand in water!
Cymbidium Orchid Greenhouse
Visit our Cymbidium Orchid Greenhouse and view an abundance of beautiful cymbidium orchids available for sale at the Armstrong Garden Center.
Historic Poinsettia Display
Stroll through memory lane, a 1,500 square foot greenhouse filled with the world famous Ecke poinsettias. Enjoy hundreds of exciting poinsettias in over 20 rare and unusual varieties. Learn the history of the world's best selling potted plant - the poinsettia.
The Master Gardeners of San Diego will showcase a demonstration garden with edible and ornamental plants. Learn all about garden design, planting styles, and much more.
Children and adults will delight in Santa's Playground, the new home to whimsical playhouses and gigantic mushrooms that were part of Santa's Village in Lake Arrowhead years ago. Come see the 'Guard Shack', 'Doll House', 'Crooked Treehouse' and colorful mushrooms that so many of us remember from our very own childhood!
Sweet Pea Maze
Find the solution to this one-of-a-kind living maze! Immerse yourself in this living maze of fragrant and colorful "old fashioned" sweet pea blossoms.
Water Wise Farming
The University of California Cooperative Extension, San Diego County showcases Water Wise Farming. We invite you to visit our water quality awareness model. This educational model demonstrates more than 20 management practices that help farmers protect our water resources. Learn these same practices to implement into your own yards and gardens.
Legacy of Color
Enjoy a movie at the Paul Ecke Jr. Barn and learn about the vibrant history of The Flower Fields.