Sunflowers Harvesting Tips  

     If you are a sunflower grower, then a thought that must have crossed your mind is how to harvest the seeds of these tall and regal flowers, especially since it is a known fact that sunflower seeds have a number of uses.More...

 

 

What Is The Scientific Name For Sunflower ?

What Is The Scientific Name For Sunflower                     Sunflowers have always been associated with bright and happy thoughts. The scientific name of the sunflower is Helianthus. This name has been derived from two Greek words -- 'helios' which means the sun, and 'anthos', which means flower; hence, the name sunflower.More...

 

Worms In Sunflower Seeds

Worms In Sunflower Seeds               When the sunflower seeds are formed, but not yet mature, wrap each sunflower head in cheesecloth. This will keep birds away and also keep the seeds dry, which is important to prevent mold and larvae. Some types of sunflower seeds almost always have worms in them.More...

 

Are Sunflower Seeds Bad For You ?

Are Sunflower Seeds Bad For You                  Sunflower seeds are a huge hit among those who love outdoor activities. Roasted or salted in the shells, truck drivers eat them to stay alert, while baseball players use them as a tobacco substitute. Lightly salted sunflower seeds are very popular as a snack, especially for their nutty flavor. There are some health concerns though, regarding the effects of eating the shells.More...

 

Nutritional Value Of Sunflower Seeds

Nutritional Value Of Sunflower Seeds              Sunflower seeds are black or grayish-green in color, and are known for their high nutritional value. The edible part which comes out when the seed is de-hulled is called sunflower kernel. You can buy sunflower seeds either shelled or unshelled.More...

 

Facts About Sunflowers

Facts About Sunflowers                       The scientific name of the sunflower is 'Helianthus', which is a combination of two Greek words 'helios', meaning sun and 'anthos', meaning flower. Since ages the sunflower has inspired writers, artists, poets and photographers, who have captured the beauty of this flower in all creative forms, be it through words or visual interpretations.More...

 

Growing Sunflowers In Containers

Growing Sunflowers In Containers                      Sunflowers look stunning when grown in pots, and can add tremendous appeal to your yard. They are cheerful flowers that are available in many colors and sizes. If you have a large garden, then go for the tall giants as they make a lovely border. If your planting space is small, then choose the smaller varieties.More...

 

History Of The Sunflower

History Of The Sunflower               The sunflower is popular, vibrant and known all over the world for its beauty. It is also seen as a symbol of light, hope and innocence. It is believed that one of the western Native American tribes first domesticated this crop and then brought it eastward and southward of North America.More...

 

 

 

    
 

Flower Gardening :

How-To-Plant-Sunflowers      The sunflower is a magnificent yellow flower seen towering over flower beds and all other flowering plants. These striking plants come in a number of sizes, colors and shapes, are easy to grow and can thrive in all sunny areas. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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