The Power of Nature

Embracing This Storm

I’m not a green finger and gardening generally is not my thing.

But… I do love the majestic beauty of a sunflower under the clear blue sky in summer.

One of the benefits of lockdown is we were home most of this summer to nurture our garden and so we decided to plan some sunflower seeds back in May. I loved watching them sprout, and then slowly grow from about one centimetre to varying sizes.

It was only August when the flowers started to bloom. I must have planted about a dozen seeds and we ended up with nine fully grown sunflowers which isn’t bad.  I think our dog and cat used the garden as a play space, and a bathroom; as such some didn’t survive those early stages.

The success of growing sunflowers is daily watering and lots of sunshine! We certainly had that this year, which I’m entirely…

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