Guide To Sunflower Fields In NW Ohio

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The bees want me to tell you that it’s sunflower season, y’ all. That means several farms and fields in the area are offering U-Pick sunflowers and other fun festivities. Whether you want to take a day to have some family fun or you want to meet up with a few girlfriends, these Northwest Ohio farms and sunflower fields are perfect for endless frolicking and admiration (during business hours of course).

However, as your friendly neighborhood pollinator enthusiast, I urge you to pick responsibly and teach your littles to respect our pollinator friends and let them do their job. Only take cuttings from bee/butterfly free flowers.

Ottawa Lake

Gust Brothers Flower and Produce Farm

11998 Rodseiler Hwy Ottawa Lake, MI 49267

10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

U-pick flowers: $9/jar

Sunflower Trail: $5/person

The Gust Brothers Summer Market is about a quarter-mile from their pumpkin farm. They offer 10 acres of U-pick flower/veggies and 5 acres of Sunflower fields to walk through.

Sylvania

Talisman Farms

Road K (in between Road 1 and 2, Henry County)

Hours vary and are constantly updated on their website

U-Pick: starting at $10

There are no restrooms here so keep that in mind before you leave the house.

Swanton

Johnstons Fruit Farm

2790 US-20 ALT Swanton, OH 43558

8:30 a.m. – 7 pm.

$7.50/jar

Hours may vary and it’s recommended to follow their Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Grand Rapids

GardenView Flowers

11160 S River Rd. Grand Rapids, OH 43522

8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

$12.87/person

You can pre-purchase tickets right from their website. They also have a shop you can purchase a vase from for your flowers if you choose. With your ticket, you get a 4” cup and scissors are provided.

Newark

22 acres farm

5455 Davis Dr SE Newark, OH 43056

12 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Mon-Sat)

$10/person (5 and under free)

Lima

JK Orchard and Farm

1345 Lutz Rd Lima, OH 45801

Opening weekend:

Sept. 12: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sept. 13: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

$3/person (3 and under free)

Sunflower cutting is available for $1/sunflower head. It’s recommended to bring your own scissors and container if you have one. Keep an eye on their website for updates.

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