In case your Instagram feed hasn’t been full of sunflower pictures, here is your reminder that sunflower season has officially bloomed around the DMV. If you are looking to make your own bouquet, snap some pics, or gift some stems to a friend, these are the local farms to visit to pick your own sunflowers.
If you are in the Fredericksburg area, make your way over to this family owned and operated farm for all of your flower needs. Operating since 1937, Braehead offers free admission to the flower fields, allowing visitors to pay for what they pick. The farm also has zinnias, snapdragons, black-eyed susans and more available for picking. 1130 Tyler St., Fredericksburg
The Summer of Sunflowers has started at Burnside. With over 30 different varieties and 15 acres of sunflowers, there is sure to be endless blooms for all your photos and dining table bouquets. Tickets for the seasonal event include three cut sunflowers for adults and one sunflower per child. 11008 Kettle Run Rd., Nokesville; $10-$16, plus $1.50 per additional stem
It’s sunflower season at this Bluemont farm. For only $1 a stem, you can grab your own beautiful blooms to enjoy at home. Just make sure to bring along a pair of clippers or scissors for a quick cut. 34345 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont
Known for pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, Hollin Farms is also home to bountiful fields of flowers. Clear your schedule for a day of flower picking and frolicking through the berries for a true summer day. 1524 Snowden Rd., Delaplane
The sunflower patch at Messick’s Farm is open for business. Whether you are looking for huge sunflowers or colorful daisies, this is the place to fill all of your flower needs. 6025 Catlett Rd., Bealeton
Pack up the family for a trip to Winchester. While the annual Sunflower Festival and pick your own sunflower fields aren’t available until the fall, fresh sunflowers are available in the market for purchase. Plus, there is a small field if you need to get in a quick selfie for your feed. 2502 N. Frederick Pike, Winchester
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