Covers planting and thinning sunflower seeds; common problems, pests and diseases; how sunflowers are pollinated; how to choose varieties; and how to harvest sunflower seeds. Thorough, organized for easy reading, and gorgeous photos.
Gardening Tip~ Plant Cucumbers With Sunflowers ~ Cucumbers are sweeter when: 1) planted near sunflowers; 2) given lots of water. Both require similar soil & the cucumbers can use the sunflower stalk as a natural trellis.... See More
I love sunflowers! They are such optimistic and happy plants, lifting up their dish-like faces to the sun. Every year I grow too many, but just can’t resist all the latent possibility and enthusiasm in these lovely blooms. They are a perfect choice when you are just starting a garden, because they will give almost...Read More »