When and How to Harvest Sunflower Seeds • Bee and Basil
It feels a little ridiculous to admit that I didn’t know how to harvest sunflower seeds until recently. I mean, I grew up in Kansas. The Sunflower State. Yikes. And it’s funny, I didn’t realize just how interesting harvesting sunflower seeds would be. Like, I knew they came from sunflowers. But to actually see them growing on the flower, developing their tell-tale black stripes, and then scraping them off? “This is SO weird. But cool,” Mr. Bee said as he helped me wipe the seeds off the…
Growing Sunflowers with Kids | Rhythms of Play
Growing sunflowers and learning how to plant sunflower seeds outdoors is an easy beginning gardening project for kids and adults of all ages. Grow them in a circle to make a sunflower house, an outdoor playhouse or fort, for even more outdoor playtime fun!
How to Grow Sunflowers and What to Avoid | Empress of Dirt
Ready to plant sunflowers? Find out the best time to sow the seeds, how much sun they need, right soil type, good and bad companion plants, plus care and harvest tips.
How to Grow Sunflowers | The Creek Line House
Sunflowers have become an essential part of our garden every year and we've learned a few methods for making them super easy to grow successfully. Here are our tips for how to grow sunflowers!
Growing Sunflowers: Varieties, Planting Guide, Care, Problems, and Harvest
A plant that provides beauty as well as a harvest, a sunflower is well worth planting. Here we have an extensive guide to types of sunflowers, how to grow sunflowers, diseases they may have, how to harvest them, and even a few sunflower seed recipes!
The Best Time to Plant Sunflower Seeds
The Best Time to Plant Sunflower Seeds. Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) grow up to 8 feet tall with some cultivars reaching heights of 15 feet. These striking annuals are edible, ornamental and they attract birds to the garden in late summer and fall when the seed heads are ripe and heavy. Sunflowers grow readily from ...