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Sunflower farm overwhelmed by selfie seekers

Bogle Seeds in Hamilton, Ontario, recently posted this photo on its Facebook page. (Bogle Seeds)
Bogle Seeds in Hamilton, Ontario, recently posted this photo on its Facebook page. (Bogle Seeds)

A Canadian sunflower farm has put an end to photo-seeking visitors for the remainder of the season due to a massive crowd over the weekend.

Bogle Seeds in Hamilton, Ontario, on Saturday credited “the overwhelming turn out” as the reason for closing the field.

“Due to the overwhelming turn out today, the Hamilton Police have been called and they have shut down our sunflower viewing/photography for the season,” the farm wrote on Facebook. “There will be no more sunflower viewing/photography allowed.”

The scene near the farm over the weekend was described as “a flash mob” made up of more than 7,000 cars, owner Barry Bogle said, according to CTV Kitchener.

“People were coming from every corner of our farm. And just inundating our farm properties, so we had no control whatsoever,” he said.

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