One Deniliquin woman has taken matters into her own hands when it comes to bringing "smiles and sunshine" into the community.
Kylie Davis decided to plant sunflowers in her yard last October, and the crop has since bloomed.
"We had planted a few in the garden before, but my 11-year-old said to me 'let's grow some this year'," she said.
"We decided to go a bit bigger and plant about half an acre. Some have even reached six feet now."
Ms Davis said it had been a tough year for the community and the hardship has been compounded by the recent travel changes which saw tourists flee back across the border.
She said NSW residents must continue to visit and support the smaller country towns.
Meeting people from all over the state who have come to see the sunflower farm, Ms Davis added, has brightened her own outlook on life.
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"I have been overwhelmed and humbled by the support we have been shown," she said.
"It has certainly helped me and has made an enormous difference to my little family.
"It's all about people coming down, exploring it and taking a photo and then also seeing what else Deni has to offer. People can also check out the Visit Deni page and make a trip of it, they might be surprised by how much there is to do."
Visitors to 'a little ray of sunflowers' can check out the opening hours on their social media page, and visit for a wander or to purchase and pick their own sunflowers.
Ms Davis has also donated sunflowers to local nursing homes, police and paramedics in an effort to "share the sunshine".