sunflowers

August 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do in Upcounty for $10 or Less

Sugarloaf Mountain Winery Tour Tour the Sugarloaf Mountain Winery in Dickerson for $5 per person. Tours are offered on weekends through the end of August and are open to the first 2o people who reserve spots or walk-ins when spots are available. Call 301-605-0130 before going to make sure there is space.         […]

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July 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Sunflower Field at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area

Sunflowers at McKee-Besher: Why Officials Plant Them Every Year

The sunflowers at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area draws thousands of people each year, but staff from Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources say they’re here for much more than pictures:

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December 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 20 Stories for 2017

With all the public safety news, the events happening in the school system and even the development announcements we’ve covered this year, our No. 1 story for the year was … drum roll please … sunflowers. Here are the Top 20 stories for the year for MyMCMedia.org:   UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville […]

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August 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Aug.4-10

The loss of an educator topped our list of stories for the previous week.

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August 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 from July 28-August 3

Sunflowers, politics, immigration, and public safety were among our top stories for last week.

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July 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 from July 21-27

Never underestimate the power of a sunflower. For the fourth week in a row, our coverage of the blooming sunflowers was among our top stories based on web traffic. Our stories about the relocation of the Confederate soldier from the Red Brick Courthouse grounds in Rockville to White’s Ferry also ranked high. Rounding out the […]

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July 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for July 14-20

Sunflowers, politics, shopping and, of course, public safety were among our top stories for last week.

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July 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on gang activity in the county. Other stories in this week’s show include the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library, MCPS’ annual drive for supplies event, a new name for a swimming pool in Poolesville and more. You […]

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July 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Acres of Sunflowers Are Blooming in Poolesville This Week

UPDATED Looking for a bright spot? Grab your camera and head to McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area off River Road in Montgomery County this month. That’s where 30 acres of sunflowers have been planted in nine different fields, and they are expected to reach peak bloom in late July. The sunflowers should be in full bloom […]

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July 19, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Fields of Gold in Poolesville (PHOTOS)

Updated views of the Sunflower Fields at the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area in Poolesville as of Wednesday, July 19.  

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