Wisconsin Farmer Plants 2 Million Sunflowers To Make People Smile

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I grew a sunflower, made me super happy and smile when I saw it…until that damn squirrel came along and stripped every leaf from the 6’ stalk and chopped its head off. Now anytime I see my leafless, headless sunflower doing it’s best sundial impression, I get very angry thinking about the squirrel who stole my joy. This folks, is the circle of life.


I give it a month before we see a follow up article. “Farmer planted 2 million sunflowers to make people smile, then instagram influencers invaded the town and trampled the flowers.”


I hope he harvests them too. There are some great things you can make from sunflower seeds.


This is near Milwaukee and the smaller cities of Racine and Kenosha, where there has been unrest since this George Floyd thing. It’s nice to get out of the house, he allows you to take some home and encourages taking nice photos. Really wholesome


$25 a car load. They are beautiful – but the local farms are free – you just pay for any you want to cut and take home.