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by no_akira
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?

Hello Westi, I was thinking along the same lines... Not sure about 'shallow roots' Monika, If they are grown in a deep loose bed mine soon form a football sized root ball by the end of the growing season ? Most modern varieties are about Flower shape. However I need a fast strong grower with rigid s...
by no_akira
Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?

Cheers for welcome "oldherbaceaous"

I only just discovered the "Kitchen Garden" magazine the other day and felt its outlook of all the gardening magazines more closely suited my planting style
by no_akira
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Ask the team
Topic: Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Sunflowers as a structural item on the plot, more than just pretty flowers ?

If God had asked an Architect to come up with a plant, the winning designer would have been a sunflower... In my Native American gardening book from 1880 (Hidatsas from Missouri) the very first plant that they sow in the 1st week of April is 'Sunflowers'. I've always thought this strange. Imagine If...

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