Photos: Sunflower Fields Start Blooming in Poolesville

Start crafting those Instagram captions and selecting the perfect filter. It’s that time of year again — sunflowers are starting to bloom in the McKee-Beshers Sunflower Fields​ in Poolesville.

Every spring Maryland Department of Natural Resources plants hundreds of sunflowers seeds to provide food for mourning dove and other wildlife creatures. Here is a look at the sunflower fields on Saturday afternoon:

In July 2018, MyMCM spoke the Department of Natural Resources about the purpose of the sunflowers:

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Deirdre Byrne

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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