5 Tips on Growing Sunflowers ...


My neighbor used to grow a field of sunflowers every year. I loved seeing the yellow heads move as they followed the sun across the sky, hence where these giant flowers get their name. If you are thinking about planting some seeds for these beautiful flowers, then the following 5 tips on growing sunflowers might prove useful to you.

5. Soak the Seeds to Give Them a Head Start

Planting sunflower seeds directly in the ground will still give you gorgeous flowers, but soaking the seeds the night before will give them a little bit of a boost. The softened shell will allow water to get to the seed and enable it to start gathering nutrients from the soil right away.

Fertilize for Larger Plants
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