“I’m walking on sunshine, yeah!”

There’s something magical about standing in the middle of sunflowers.

There were all types of sunflowers here at Sweetfield Farms in early May. Some had yellow faces and some had black faces. Some had big faces and small petals and some had small faces with long yellow petals. I grabbed a pair of clippers and went out to pick a bunch to take home but it was tough to decide which ones to pick. I ended up with a bunch of different ones.

Most of the faces had bees on them but when you clipped them the bees flew off. If you are really afraid of the bees, you can buy the ones in the barn that are already picked. Either way they were $2 a stem. I really didn’t feel like there were a lot of bees swarming around me though. There are plenty without bees as well.

There were other critters on them as well.

It was a beautiful morning out and I was loaded down as I was walking to the car with my camera, zinnias, sunflowers and a few vegetables I picked.

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11 thoughts on ““I’m walking on sunshine, yeah!”

  1. I have to tell you that I opened up your post and then POP, all the sunflowers. You got some great images to great effect. Great post!!

  2. I don’t know how I missed this post! I’ll look up this farm…how awesome. I love going to a sunflower farm and getting out among the blooms. It IS hard to choose just a few to bring home though. You got amazing photos…WOW!

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