Sunflowers – A Complete Guide to Selecting and Growing

Sunflowers – A Complete Guide to Selecting and Growing

Flower Gardening
Congratulations on your interest in growing sunflowers! The sunflower is one of the most widely recognized flowers of all time. It emits a sense of warmth and joy. This large flower blooms in a wide variety of yellows, pinks, and even reds. With a little care you will be rewarded by the most noble of garden beauties. Ask anyone who has grown them and their eyes will light up with excitement. The many varieties have something to offer gardeners of any age regardless of space limitations. So let's get busy and you will have a garden to be proud of in no time. Selecting a Growing Location Your first must decide on where you want to grow your sunflowers. Consider the following: Sun and Wind Exposure As the name implies,…
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How to weed out back pain and sciatica symptoms when gardening. Hints and tips for a bad back.

How to weed out back pain and sciatica symptoms when gardening. Hints and tips for a bad back.

Health
If you love your garden as much as I do and you have backache, pinched sciatic nerve symptoms, sciatica or one of the many back pain issues you may be wondering if you can ever garden again. Gardening can be hard on the back and I thought I would have to give it up forever. However I discovered that is not necessarily the case! Gardening is a very physical activity but there are lots of things you can do to make it easier. Even if you really cannot do the physical work you can still take a very active part in your garden. Also gardening is a great motivator. If you want to do your garden and you are dealing with back aches and pains you are much more likely…
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