Re: [gardeners] Re: Sunflowers

George Shirley (
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 10:22:53 -0500

Sunflowers are native to this continent so they had to be hardy to survive.


Ron Hay 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!
> Ron