PICK YOUR OWN

Sunflowers are in bloom!!!

Update 9/14: Sunflowers up up and looking great.  Come out soon while they last!  They’ll be looking great this weekend.

9/4 Update.  The first planting of Sunflowers has been picked through!  Congrats to everyone that came, picked, and got to see the beautiful sunflowers.

If you missed them, don’t fret!!! There are still two more plantings coming.

The second planting will bloom approximately 9/10.

The third and final planting will bloom approximately 9/24 to coincide with Family Farm Day.

Please check here and on Facebook for updates.  As always, the park is open sun-up to sun-down. Pick your own is $1/stem.

SUNFLOWERS ARE READY!!!

Please bring clippers and some money if you would like to pick your own.  $1 per stem which can be dropped in the box right next to the fields

Update: 8/21. Getting very close!

Sunflower Update: These pictures were taken on 8/14.  Sunflowers are looking good but not quite there.  About two more weeks.

Bring the family, a picnic, and leave with a day of memories. Before or after picking and picnicking – explore more of what the Farm has to offer – trails, demonstration gardens, animals, history, and more.

Sunflowers will be ready in the late summer of 2017 . When seeds are mature, they can be picked for bird food.

$1.00 per stem or $10 per dozen.

Bring the family, a picnic, and leave with a day of memories. Before or after picking and picnicking – explore more of what the Farm has to offer – trails, demonstration gardens, animals, history, and more.

Place money in the honor box. Don’t Steal – Karma is Real

What to Bring

• Comfortable “farm” shoes, preferably not ones with open toes… • Pruners or scissors • Sun Protection- hats, sunglasses, sunscreen • buckets or some other carrying container

 

For the Kids:

Download and print a sunflower coloring book

PICK YOUR OWN RULES

  • Children must be supervised at all times
  • Use the gate to enter and exit the field. Do not step over the electric fence.
  • Be careful when walking in our fields. Our crops are fragile and needed to be treated with respect. Do not step on the plants.
  • Dress appropriately. No bare feet.
  • No smoking in the fields.
  • Please dispose of all trash in the garbage receptacles.
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Watch for honeybees and bumblebees they are needed for pollination and will be in the fields.

NOTES

  • Clippers MAY be borrowed from the main office building during business hours (M-F 9AM-3PM). A $5 deposit rqd.
  • We do not sell or provide any buckets or baskets. Please bring your own containers.
  • Be courteous to others and let a member of our staff know if you see a problem – 410-887-8973 (www.marylandagriculture.org)

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • Cash and Checks may be deposited in the honor box.
  • Credit Card Payments MAY be available during normal business hours (M-F 9AM-3PM)
  • Pay for what you pick (we will not buy your extra flowers nor will we sell it for you).
  • Your Honesty Will Keep This Field Open. Funds support ongoing agricultural education programming at the Farm Park. MARC is a non-profit organization Fed. Tax ID 20-0857330