If there's one thing The LIverpool Plains is known for is it's rich black farming country. There's an old wives tale out here that says once a farmer put a needle in the soil on the Plains and it grew to be a large crowbar. A wide range of crops are grown in the area however, the local farmers have come together to create an agri- tourism sunflower trail.
Ian and Marilyn Carter own Romney Vale, a beautiful property out of Quirindi, They have opened up one of their paddocks to the public and it looks absolutely beautiful! I can't tell you how fun it is to walk amongst a field full of sunflowers- it quite simply makes you feel happy. Bursting with colour, these some of these sunflowers are taller than me!
There is still an opportunity to go and take some selfies in this crop. Romney Vale sunflowers are still open for a few more days. The local community is very grateful to Ian and Mally for allowing visitors at their commercial crop.
As you may well know, the sunflower is the Ukraine's national flower so Mally and Ian are putting donations towards the