Half Moon Bay, California – March 25, 2013 – Thursday, March 28th, the Rocket Farms Flower Truck will venture out to give 600 flowers to people passing in the streets of three Bay Area neighborhoods: Noe Valley and Valencia Street in San Francisco and Palo Alto. The Flower Truck will travel between these locations from 11:00am and 2:00pm.

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Rocket Farms is donating flowers for the Alliance on Aging’s “I Remember Mama”. This will be the second year Rocket Farms donates for the campaign, which sends flowers to women living in assisted-care facilities and nursing homes throughout Monterey County, Calif.

Greenhouse Management Online Kristy J. O'Hara

It started as a simple goal just a few years ago: Rocket Farms wanted to reach 1,000 Facebook likes. Marc Clark, executive vice president, remembers that it seemed lofty and maybe even impossible.

Half Moon Bay Review, by Lily Bixler

The relatively new owners of Nurserymen's Exchange and sister business Rocket Farms say the companies have successfully merged. Parent company Monterey Peninsula Horticulture has spent the last four months or so integrating the greenhouse growers.

El Paso Times, by Maria Cortes Gonzales

El Pasoan Karen Cozad is not sure why, but poinsettias do not live long in her house.

"If someone buys me one, we offer it to the poinsettias God," she said jokingly. "I don't know what I do wrong, but all the leaves fall off. I've even tried repotting them, but I can't get them to work."

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