Sunflowers ~ Buttonwood Farm Sunflowers for Wishes.

It’s that very special time of year once again…time to visit the beautiful sunflower fields at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, Connecticut.  Come see the many acres of vibrant yellow sunflowers as the farm’s annual “Sunflowers for Wishes” which brings together families,  photographers from all over and anyone who loves to spend time among the flowers for a worthy cause, raising money  for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut.  You can take a hayride, buy bouquets of sunflowers and try their famous sunflower ice cream which is available to you only during this special event which continues through July 28th.  For more information check out there website, ButtonwoodFarm.

I have been to this wonderful event before but unfortunately this summer has been extremely busy for me and I won’t be able to take the road trip. However…I still wanted to photograph some lovely sunflowers and was lucky enough to drive one mile from my house in Ellington Connecticut and found a field full of flowers. I love the “Make a Wish Foundation” and will still make a donation.  Please consider a trip to Buttonwood Farm you will definitely enjoy it!  Happy Summer!

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  • MarybethJuly 24, 2013 - 10:05 pm

    Catherine, lovely photos and thanks for sharing the info on the farm. I would love to take my family there before it ends.ReplyCancel

  • KayJuly 25, 2013 - 7:16 am

    Beautiful photos. I have been to the Buttonwood Farm in the past and always had a good time.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah @ RAD LivingJuly 25, 2013 - 9:00 am

    WOW…beautiful photos! I’ve never been to Buttonwood Farm…thanks for sharing the info!ReplyCancel

  • IrelaJuly 25, 2013 - 10:14 am

    Stunning images Catherine and what a wonderful event to be a part of every year. Wonderful cause.ReplyCancel

  • SharonJuly 25, 2013 - 5:29 pm

    Gorgeous photos Catherine! You truly know how to capture the true beauty of these flowers. Great event…would love to go.ReplyCancel

  • Cathy TestaJuly 25, 2013 - 6:30 pm

    So crisp, clear, and bright!! Photos made to cheer up your day. Beautiful. Thank you for sharing your photos.ReplyCancel

  • DanaJuly 26, 2013 - 8:11 am

    Absolutely gorgeous photos! I will have to make it to the farm. My son adores sunflowers – we tried planting them this summer, but they were attacked by bugs!!!! Here I was hoping to get pictures half as good as this, and my sunflowers don’t have any petals left!ReplyCancel

  • JennyJuly 26, 2013 - 12:21 pm

    I love BWF, my mom always buys the bunch for Make-a-wish and brings some to me! They have great ice cream too!! :)The photos are beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • BonnieJuly 27, 2013 - 10:45 pm

    Your pictures are always incredible…and these are no different! Love the happy little sunflower! One of my favorites and acres and acres of them are even better.

    Scared of bees that I am…I still loved these pictures! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • JessAugust 6, 2013 - 12:47 am

    I love the detail on those closeups! I hope I can make it to Buttonwood while they’re still in bloom.ReplyCancel