Kentucky April 02, 2017
9 Devastatingly Gorgeous Flowering Fields In Kentucky That Will Take Your Breath Away
Spring is a time when the Earth seems to come back to life, and Kentucky is no exception. Flowers are blossoming everywhere you look and the state is filled with vibrant color. Whether you spot a field while driving down a back road or visit a blooming farm, there are many spots throughout Kentucky to admire this springtime masterpiece.
1. Marion County
This vibrant yellow field is located in Marion County on KY 289 near New Market Bridge. The flowers appear to be Butterweed and they provide a picturesque backdrop to this country setting.
2. Lavender Hills of Kentucky
Lavender Hills of Kentucky can be found in Brooksville and is the first commercial lavender farm in the state. The farm offers plenty of lavender products and tours, but the real treat is viewing the bright purple flowers, scattered around the property. And it smells pretty good, too.
3. Hazelfield Farm
Hazelfield Farm in Wheatley, Kentucky is a flower enthusiast's dream. This sustainable produce and flower farm is open for visitors Monday - Wednesday, by appointment only. But you'll want to make sure and make an appointment to see their gorgeous flowering fields.
4. Big Bone Gardens Kentucky
Across from the entrance to Big Bone Lick State Park in Union, Kentucky, you'll find this hidden gem of a garden. On a tour, you'll see many different sections, but the fields filled with daffodils and wildflowers may be the highlight.
5. Garrard County
Bill French Photography
The fields of Kentucky in the spring are a photographer's dream. Local photographer, Bill French, captured this stunning display of color in Garrard County, heading toward Danville on Route 34.
6. Canola Fields
Throughout Kentucky, you may see more fields of yellow thanks to the rise in popularity of canola. This harvested plant only blooms for three weeks, so enjoy the view while it lasts.
7. Red River Gorge
If you're looking for the best place to view flowering trees, shrubs and wildflowers in their natural habitat, then Red River Gorge should be on your list this spring. There are endless views of blooming buds, and plenty of spring color to admire.
8. Clover in Land Between the Lakes
Located along Forest Service Road 113, clover was planted to create a habitat for butterflies and bees. It's not a bad place for people either.
9. Kalon Farms
When the spring and summer flowers have all bloomed and fall is on the horizon, we have the enchanting sunflower fields at Kalon Farms in Versailles to look forward to. The sunflowers are at their peak in August, so stay tuned for more gorgeous flowering fields.
Have you spotted any gorgeous flowering fields this spring? Even those filled with colorful weeds are prettier than the brown grass of winter. Share your finds in the comments below!