We're here. It's harvest season. The fields of southern Quebec are at peak bloom and attracting visitors from throughout the province. And as fun as it is to walk through the flowering meadows, it's probably just as much fun to pick your own flowers and build your own bouquet. That's just what this u-pick flower farm just an hour from Montreal offers.\nYear after year, in August or so, the Au Beau Pré flower farm, located in Saint-Anicet, opens its fields to the public to share in its bounty.\nEditor's Choice: You Can Stay At The Botanical Garden Until 1 a.m. To Watch A Meteor Shower Next Week\nThe many-coloured dahlias dominate the Montérégie institution, but visitors will find about fifty species in total to choose from.\nThe sunflowers — a perennial favourite — have been in bloom since the beginning of July and are now available for picking.\nAt a price of $1.75 each or $15 per dozen, flower lovers can stroll quietly through the fields, scissors in hand.\nThe site is open from Thursday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.\nThe family business provides the scissors but recommends bringing a container to store the picked flowers.\nFlower enthusiasts have been able to visit the site since July 25. It closes for the season at the end of September.\nAnd for the real gardeners, this is also the time to rummage through the "huge, life-size catalogue" and reserve dahlia tubers for next summer.\nView this post on Instagram Tiny perfect bride picking her bouquet in heaven, I don’t know what else to say about it. ❤️ A post shared by Trish Lackey (@trishlackey) on Aug 30, 2019 at 4:10pm PDT\nThe farmers behind the idea are environmentally conscious and practise the "slow flower" movement, which, according to the movement's website, aims to "reclaim the act of flower growing" by "[connecting] consumers with the source of their flowers, putting a human face of the flower farmer and floral designer behind each bouquet or centerpiece."\nThe idea is that "the value of local, seasonal and sustainably-grown flowers is heightened when there is transparent origin labeling of all botanicals sold to consumers and professional florists."\nSo if you're looking to bring a little natural beauty into your home, this is the place to be.\nView this post on Instagram Enfin, ma visite au champ @aubeaupre 💚✨! A post shared by • Marie Christine (@mclord1990) on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:01pm PDT\nGet all the details below.\nU-Pick Flower Farm\nPrice: $1.75 per flower or $15 for ten flowers\nWhen: Thursday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.\nAddress: 504, chemin de la Concession Quesnel, St-Anicet, QC\nWhy You Need To Go: To frolic in the flower fields\n View this post on Instagram Y’a jamais assez de fleurs 🌼🐝 A post shared by Marie-Christine (@mariecri93) on Sep 6, 2019 at 12:59pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment and obey any local laws.\n\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.