I love when my gardens are full to the brim with blooming flowers. But I also garden with a purpose. Beyond having these sunny faces smiling back at me, I harvest the seeds to benefit my flock in the Fall and Winter.
The Sunflower provides dramatic and cheerful flair to a vegetable garden. They also serve a very practical purpose. Sunflowers attract pollinators, provide shade, act as a living trellis and can even assist in the cleaning of contaminated soil. Read on to learn some new culinary uses and how sunflowers can benefit your vegetable garden.
They are beautiful, tall, and easy to grow – but did you know that sunflowers are also great for your health?
Are you wondering what kind of sunflower to plant? Here are different varieties for you to choose from that would be perfect to grow in your garden?
Growing your own sunflower seeds is easy and fun. Join my Little Sprouts and me as we go on an adventure to give it a try.
Want to know how to harvest those pretty sunflowers in your garden? Here is a step by step guide to harvesting and preserving sunflower seeds!