The Ranch was nearly destroyed last year by the wildfires but somehow by the hard work from the fire department this "gem" was saved and the lilac field survived (2000 plants were destroyed but thousands survived). As i drove up to this desolate spot you could see the burned fields all around the perimeter of the Ranch. Thank goodness it was spared!
The lilac plants filled acres and acres of rolling hills. Each plant abundant with gorgeous purple and white flowers just ready to be picked. The workers were within the fields picking the scented blooms and trucking them back to the processing room. Tables of lilac wait to be processed and bundled by the workers. My favorite site was the mass bouquets of lilac ready to be picked up by the wholesalers throughout the day. What a treat...so glad i went up to see the process in person!