Often it feels like winter drags on forever, and summer passes in a blink of an eye. So it is a good idea to start brainstorming cute things to do right now, to make the most of the warm days ahead. For the ultimate dreamy afternoon, you'll want to explore a massive pick-your-own flower farm in Saskatchewan. Together with your BFF, you'll be able to make a bouquet of rainbow coloured blossoms starting this summer.
Black Fox Farm And Distillery in Saskatoon does so much more than make tasty alcoholic spirits. They also grow a flower wonderland, where you can walk through acres of all your blooms.
Chances are on Instagram you've seen influencers strolling through gardens bursting with brightly hued blossoms, and wished you were there. But did you know, we too have a hidden gem where you can see tens of thousands of flowers?
The exact start date of the pick your own garden depends on the weather, but it generally begins near the end of July and continues until the fall.
From July to September, you can explore the garden with your friends between Tuesday and Sunday. It will be open to visitors from noon to 6 p.m.
When you check-in at the distillery, they will give you everything you need, including a bucket and shears. Then you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the warm sunshine harvesting all different types of blooms.
Strolling through the vast garden, you'll see dahlias, sunflowers, gladiolas, lilies, and more! With so many options to decide between, you could return each week to create a new bouquet for your home.
The price for this unforgettable experience is $35 per bucket of blossoms. But if you return with your bucket, you can save $3 on your next visit.
While there, you'll also want to check out the distillery as you can taste their raspberry, sour cherry or honey and ginger liqueur or their gin. Three samples are just $5, or free if you purchase a bottle.
Black Fox Farm And Distillery
Price: $35 per bucket of flowers
When: Starts late July
Address: 245 Valley Rd., Saskatoon, SK
Why You Need To Go: You can pick your own incredible bouquet from rainbow-hued fields this summer.