The Only Sunflower

My mom helped me plant sunflower seeds in the garden back in early July.  Although a few sprouted only one made it to be a big strong giant sunflower.  Yesterday it opened into full bloom.

Even though I planted hafl a dozen sunflower seeds and my mom did the rest I remember how exhausted I felt afterwards.  I had to ask her to fetch me a glass of water as I couldn’t make it to the house myself even though I was the host.  Something about this bright golden flower makes all that seem insignificant.  I grew this.

The one and only sunflower to grow and bloom in my garden this year. Sep 2009.

the only sunflower

Close up with bees.

sunflower bees
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5 Responses to “The Only Sunflower”


  1. 1 ninacolors September 21, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Beautiful! Lucky bees that you went to the trouble:-) I love seeing bees up close w their pollen sacs full ………

  2. 2 ashysheela September 21, 2009 at 7:14 pm

    well it is a beauty – those petals are so big and glossy – and the central parts so neatly arranged in spirals/curves (i don’t know how to explain that with my mush brain this evening). no sunshine here today so i am feeling the benefit of seeing this burst of sun today, thanks 🙂

  3. 4 Sue September 21, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    It’s beautiful! I always love sunflowers – they’re just so cheery, aren’t they? A symbol of sunshine and happiness!

    Sue

  4. 5 rachelcreative September 22, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    It has cheered me up loads!


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