Sunflowers are popular additions in many home gardens and growing them can be especially rewarding. In fact, sunflowers are one of the easiest flowers that you can grow in the garden. While sunflower problems are few, you may encounter them on occasion. For this reason, it’s important to arm yourself with information on sunflower plant care. Read on to learn more about growing sunflowers.
Growing sunflowers is great. These stately, tall flowers produce stunning, large, regal blooms. But can you eat a sunflower? You know you can eat sunflower seeds, but can you eat the actual flowers too? We’ve got the answer for you in this article.
By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden
Growing sunflowers in your landscape provides big yellow blooms that simply shout summer. But do sunflowers transplant well and should you move them at all? Click on the following article to learn more about moving sunflower plants in the garden.
Preventing bird and squirrel sunflower damage may seem like a round the clock defense strategy, but take heart. We have some simple tricks on how to deter birds and squirrels and save your sunflower seeds. Click this article for more information.
If you love sunflowers but lack the gardening space to grow the mammoth blooms, you might be wondering if you can grow sunflowers in containers. Potted sunflowers may seem an unlikely endeavor but smaller dwarf varieties do very well. Click here to learn more.
Sunflowers without pollen obviously don’t shed the brilliant yellow pollen, a major blessing if you’ve ever tried to get the sticky golden hue out of a starched white tablecloth or a bride’s gown. Interested in growing pollenless sunflowers? Click here for additional info.
Coming in a wide range of sizes and in subtle shades of yellow and reds, it is sometimes difficult to choose which sunflower to plant. Luckily, there are open pollinated and hybrid cultivars of sunflowers that will fit perfectly into most landscapes. Learn more here.
There is no doubt that planting sunflowers is an asset to many gardeners. However, there is one thing that many do not know – sunflower weed control can be used in the garden. But how can sunflowers stop weeds from sprouting? Click here to find out.
If you love sunflowers but you lack the space for gigantic plants with plate-size blooms, teddy bear sunflower may be the perfect answer. Sunflower ?Teddy Bear? is a short, bushy plant with fluffy, golden-yellow blooms. Piqued your interest? Learn more here.
If you grow sunflowers in the Great Plains region of the United States and Canada, you should know about a sunflower pest called the sunflower midge. Learn more about this insect pest and how to keep your sunflower plants safe by clicking here.
You planted carefully, watered well. Shoots came up and leaves. But you never got any flowers. Now you are asking: Why is my sunflower not blooming? Click on this article for the inside scoop on sunflower blooming problems.
Sunflowers are easy to grow and pop up cheerfully anywhere they?ve been grown before. They do, however, have a tendency to droop. The question is why do my sunflowers droop over and what to do about drooping sunflowers? Find out here.
If you don?t have garden space for gigantic sunflowers that reach heights of up to 9 feet, consider growing ?Sunspot? sunflowers, a cute-as-a-button cultivar that is extremely easy to grow, even for newbies. Interested? This article will help.
Swamp sunflower plant is a close cousin to the garden sunflower. Both are big, bright plants that love sunlight. However, swamp sunflower prefers moist soil, making this an ideal choice for wet areas of the garden. Learn more here.
Sunflowers provide cheery and come in a wide range of heights, bloom sizes and colors. Black oil sunflower seeds are the favorite for wild birds and for making sunflower oil. Learn more about them here.
No garden flower brings a smile to the face as easily as the sunflower. If you have no experience with planting sunflowers, you may have some questions. This article will help with planting sunflowers.
Some people may decide to grow sunflowers so that they can harvest the seeds or others just like the happy sight of growing sunflower fields. Whatever your reason, weed control in important. Click here for more.
You may be asking yourself "Is my sunflower an annual or a perennial?" Sunflowers are either an annual or a perennial and telling the difference is not that hard if you know how. This article will help.