Editor's Note- the photos in this article are from past years at The Flower Fields
Yearning for Spring? It's arrived at the . The 2012 season is open March 1 through May 13.
The annual burst of color only last between six to eight weeks a year.
For the first time in over 15 years, The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch has changed its color pattern to a new array of colors this year. According to theflowerfields.com, "the 50 acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus flowers will cascade down the hillside in a spectacular display of colors sure to take your breath away. New and past visitors will be stunned at new fields of color overlooking the Pacific Ocean."
Over 125,000 visitors come to The Flower Fields each year. Many local students learn about agriculture during field trips to the field and at this colorful venue.