Re: [gardeners] Re: Sunflowers

Janni (
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 10:01:47 -0500

We can't figure out how we have tomato plants growing in odd places outside 
our garden. My mystery plant has been knocked askew  by a tornado, slept on 
by the big dogs, stepped on by the grandkids, and still it blooms and 
flourishes. Wish I could identify it!!


6/25/02 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi, George,
>I was out in our garden watering near sunset yesterday and noticed that
>the sunflowers, although not in flower yet (buds are maturing, visibly,
>daily), the buds follow the sun.
>BTW, those "visitors" in our garden are really resilient. One plant grew
>up between cracks in the garden walk, making it impossible to remove. It
>is right on the path, the only path, to carry the green can (yard waste)
>to the curb for pickup. That plant has been run over weekly, keeps on
>picking itself up and growing some more. I wish that everything in our
>garden were that spunky!