Picturesque sunflower fields are in perfect bloom

It’s sunflower season! And this long weekend is the perfect time to get out to see these bright yellow orbs.

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Get ready for your Instagram and Facebook feeds to be full of gorgeous photos amongst those tall, beautiful sunflowers.

Here are a two of our favorite places to go spend some time amongst the flowers:

Credit: Bill Lackey

Credit: Bill Lackey


This may be the perfect weekend to see sunflowers in all their glory.

Every year a field along U.S. 68 on the Tecumseh Land Trust, just north of Yellow Springs (Tecumseh Land Trust, 4633 US-68) attracts bees as well as shutterbugs (we're talking about YOU Instagrammers) when thousands of bright sunflowers bloom and cover several acres in gold. And of course, there are other fields of sunflowers, too!

Organizers ask that visitors park in the pasture and not on Rt. 68 for safety.

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Four acres of sunflowers are a warm welcome for visitors to Possum Creek MetroPark, 4790 Frytown Rd. in Dayton.

Blooming in the field are standard, dwarf, black oil, and mammoth grey stripe sunflowers that are over 7 feet tall. The sunflowers are not only a friendly site, but will be used to teach about sustainability and as a habitat for pollinators and wintering birds.

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