Have you managed to get out and get your sunflower selfie yet? Many farms in recent years have had to close due to unprecedented crowds. There are still a few available so check before you head out. Here’s a fun fact for you.
“Sunflowers” is tied up in the saga of Van Gogh’s severed ear. In Arles, Vincent Van Gogh rented quarters in what he called the Yellow House and furnished a room to accommodate his friend Gauguin. He planned to decorate the room with sunflower paintings. Later, the Yellow House would be the scene of Vincent’s self-mutilation.