Pick-Your-Own Flower Farms & Gardens in the DMV

by Liz Jones | April 28, 2021 12:00 am


By DullesMoms, Mar 2021


Check out these you-pick opportunities at local and regional farms and gardens, shown in order of distance from Dulles International Airport!

Since flowers are weather-dependent, it’s always wise to call ahead to each farm to check field conditions, as well as product availability.


Burnside Farms[1]
Where: Haymarket, VA | About 25-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: This special event typically begins in mid-April; stay tuned for details!

Each spring, the community is invited to Burnside Farms’ Festival of Spring! Hand-cut flowers, including the iconic daffodil, from more than 5-acres of spring blooms.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (703) 930-3052.


Fields of Flowers[2]
Where: Purcellville, VA | About 25-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: This destination typically opens to the community in early- to mid-May; stay tuned for details!

Open from about mid-May until the first frost, guests are invited to wander their acres of flower gardens and cut at their leisure. Fields of Flowers provides the buckets, scissors, and a workstation to clean your bouquet at the end.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (540) 338-7231.


Seven Oaks Lavender Farm[3]
Where: Catlett, VA | About 30-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: June 4-July 18, 2021

Seasonally, the community is invited to pick-their-own lavender and herbs! The farm also offers a little rest from the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia — they have many spots perfect for a picnic, including a beautiful porch with rocking chairs or under their large shade trees. For kids, there are bunnies to pet and hold and a large playhouse to enjoy.


Hollin Farms[4]
Where: Delaplane, VA | About 38-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Flower picking at this destination typically begins in early-July; stay tuned for details!

A fourth-generation family farm located in Fauquier County, Hollin Farms specializes in a wide variety of agricultural products, including grass-fed, natural Angus beef, hay for livestock, and seasonal pick-your-own fruits and vegetables.

Pick-your-own opportunities to the community extend throughout the late spring, summer, and early fall. Available produce includes peaches, plums, potatoes, tomatoes, pumpkins, apples, and peanuts, to name just a few! Basil and flowers are also available on a cut-your-own basis.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (540) 623-8854.


Butler’s Orchard[5]
Where: Germantown, MD | About 38-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Click here[6] to see the calendar of flowers, fruits, and vegetables available for picking; typically begins in mid-May.

At the 100-acre, family-owned Butler’s Orchard, you can enjoy pick-your-own produce opportunities throughout the year. Seasonally they offer blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, apples, and more. Plus, they offer dig-your-own potatoes, cut-your-own flowers, and pick-your-own herbs and tomatoes. They have a beautiful garden filled with a huge variety of flowers, including Ammi, Ageratum, Cosmos, Sunflowers, and much more!

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the flower garden: (301) 972-3299.


Lewis Orchards[7]
Where: Dickerson, MD | About 41-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Flower picking at this destination typically begins late summer; stay tuned for details!

Nestled in Montgomery County, Lewis Orchards, a family-owned orchard, opens to the public for various you-pick opportunities as they are seasonally available. Late summer brings cut-your-own zinnias, and the fall brings you-pick apple opportunities.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (301) 349-4101.


Larriland Farm[8]
Where: Woodbine, MD | About 45-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Stay tuned for details when flower picking will be available.

Family-owned Larriland Farms is open seasonally for an impressive pick-your-own produce selection, including yellow freestone peaches, thornless blackberries, red raspberries, tomatoes, and flowers.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (410) 442-2605 or (301) 854-6110.


Rock Hill Orchard[9]
Where: Mount Airy, MD | About 46-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Flower picking at this destination typically begins in mid-June; stay tuned for details!

Rock Hill Orchard offers a huge variety of pick-your-own produce opportunities throughout the year, including peaches, apples, eggplant, herbs, and more! And, don’t miss their opportunity to cut-your-own flowers. From about June until mid-October, the community is invited to pick seasonal flowers from their garden bed where almost 2-dozen varieties of flowers are grown!

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (301) 831-7427.


Bees & Trees Farm[10]
Where: Elkwood, VA | About 46-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Stay tuned for details when flower picking will be available.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (540) 423.9020.


Catoctin Mountain Orchard[11]
Where: Thurmont, MD | About 60-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Flower picking at this destination typically begins in mid-June; stay tuned for details!

With a strong history dating back to the 1950s in Frederick County, MD, Catoctin Mountain Orchard offers visitors the chance to enjoy picking cherries, pears, apples, and much more as they are seasonally available. Plus, they also offer very popular you-pick flower gardens!

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (301) 271-2737.


Center for Maryland Agriculture & Farm Park[12]
Where: Cockeysville, MD | About 72-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Stay tuned for details when flower picking will be available.

Dedicated to promoting agricultural sustainability, the Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park in Baltimore County is home to many national and state resources for agricultural support. Reflecting Baltimore County’s agricultural traditions, the Center hosts a variety of educational activities and features barns, livestock stalls, pastures, crop operations, and a demonstration farm area, as well as talks and seminars on the importance and economic value of local food production.

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (410) 887-8973.


The Sunflower Garden[13]
Where: Westminster, MD | About 72-miles from Dulles International Airport
When: Flower picking at this destination typically begins late summer; stay tuned for details!

Visitors will find more than just sunflowers at The Sunflower Garden in Westminster! Operating for almost 20-years, you can pick-your-own bouquets, wedding flowers, and more while stocking up on seasonal vegetables and other fresh market goodies!

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the fields: (443) 865-2566.


Pending confirmation:
Ridgefield Farm & Orchard

Where: Harpers Ferry | About 45-miles from Dulles International Airport

This working farm, open since 1898, provides a farm experience for every season, including a flower cutting garden, pick-your-own apples, and Christmas tree cutting. Beginning in late July/early August they provide the scissors and baskets to cut and collect flowers, as well as nets to catch and release the abundant butterflies visiting the fields!

It is always wise to call ahead to see what is in season and the quality/quantity of the flower garden: (304) 876-3647.


Important Disclaimer: This opportunity is curated from a public source and subject to changes and/or cancelations that might not be reflected above. Always call to confirm before participating.

Endnotes:
  1. Burnside Farms: http://www.burnsidefarms.com/
  2. Fields of Flowers: https://www.loudounfieldsofflowers.com/
  3. Seven Oaks Lavender Farm: http://www.sevenoakslavenderfarm.com/
  4. Hollin Farms: http://www.hollinfarms.com/
  5. Butler’s Orchard: http://www.butlersorchard.com/
  6. here: https://www.butlersorchard.com/pick-your-own/crop-calendar/
  7. Lewis Orchards: http://www.lewisorchardfarmmarket.com/
  8. Larriland Farm: http://www.pickyourown.com/
  9. Rock Hill Orchard: https://www.rockhillorchard.com/pick-your-own
  10. Bees & Trees Farm: https://www.beesandtrees.biz/flower-farming.html
  11. Catoctin Mountain Orchard: http://www.catoctinmountainorchard.com/flowers/
  12. Center for Maryland Agriculture & Farm Park: http://www.marylandagriculture.org/
  13. The Sunflower Garden: http://www.thesunflowergarden.com/

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