The Majestic Sunflower
September 2, 2021
They grow all by themselves. All along the roads, in pastures, in fields, in barrow pits, and in gardens. The can even show up in your flower beds and vegetable gardens. Sunflowers are everywhere this year. If you're a fan of sunflowers this is an especially great year. We usually have a lot of sunflowers but this year there seems to be more than ever. Linda and I took a drive down County Road 214 Sunday and it was almost like a canyon of sunflowers. Beautiful.
Maybe we see so many because they like our climate. Sunflowers do well in acidic to slightly alkaline soils up to a pH of about 7.5...