A lily labor of love
Mar./Apr. 2013 California Bountiful magazine
Nearly all Easter lilies sold in the U.S. get their start in a 10-mile stretch along the California-Oregon border. Growing these flowers is a long process. Not until the end of the bulbs' third season are they brought into a climate-controlled greenhouse, where they are potted and cultivated to bloom just in time for the holiday. Meet the Crocketts, a family that grows Easter lilies.