Putting the SUN in your garden…the beautiful sunflower
Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows. – Jean Paul Richter
Ahhh, soon I’ll start to see the sunflowers as they come up in my clients’ gardens and it’s glorious!
Mammoth sunflowers in HGEL’s garden at Reaney Design Co. in Manhattan Beach, CA. Beating the birds to the seed harvest is challenging. You can wrap the drying heads with a pantyhose and that should keep the seeds safe until they and you are ready to harvest
So easy to grow!
Click HERE to download PDF on growing sunflowers from UC Davis
The seeds aren’t the only thing that’s edible!
CLICK HERE FOR BRAISED SUNFLOWER RECIPE AND ‘HOW-TO’ VIDEO
Sunflowers…summer happiness on a stalk!