Russian Mammoth Sunflower seeds.
I want to make dried sunflower wreaths for December.
to save for people and bird feed. I hope the deer stay away
from the seedlings. I am bordering the sunflowers with zinnias.
Hopefully the zinnias will do the trick.
It is the relationship between bees, birds and people with this amazing flower that has given me the fever.
humans and sunflowers. I strongly recommend this book.
It is a perfect summertime, non-fiction story.
I have sat in sunflower fields and I have written poems
about these lovely flowers. I have always grown sunflowers.
But this year something is different.
This year I feel a passion I have reserved for lavender and roses.
I bought them in bulk too for over seeding.
I love zinnias and marigolds.
Wonderful flowers for summer heat and humidity
in the Tall Grass Prairie.
We will see how many hours of sun each garden spot receives.
I want to ready my areas for roses, the flower for 2013.
I read in the afternoons.
when it is too hot to be outside.
I work on my non-violent ways.
watching the butterflies rest.
I love falling in love.
I love planting seeds.
flowerbed ready for sunflowers and zinnias.
Our children honored their Dad today with gifts
and phone calls.
He is a wonderful Dad and an amazing partner.
He likes sunflowers too.
Happy Sunday Safari,
my fever continues to burn.