Raised Bed Sunflower Garden

Lemon Queen Sunflower

A few weeks ago we posted a note about our Autumn Beauty Sunflowers that were blooming. As you may recall, we found three varieties of sunflower seeds on clearance for a quarter a piece.  We bought one pack each of Russian Mammoth Sunflowers, Lemon Queen Sunflowers and the Autumn Beauty Sunflowers. The seeds were planted…

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Sunday Morning Garden Quote

Desert Rose

A thoughtful quote for your Sunday morning. Something to dwell on with coffee or tea. “What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome. Are not flowers the stars of the earth, and are not our stars the flowers of heaven?” – Clara…

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Blue Skies and Indian Blankets

Whenever we visit the beach we look forward to seeing the blue skies above the ocean  one of our favorite wildflowers, Indian Blanket flowers. Gaillardia pulchella, also know as Firewheel or just plain Indian Blanket grows throughout most of the central United states. In our area, they grow wild on the sand dunes. Liking hot weather, we…

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