“Sleeping with a sunflower under your pillow will permit you to know the truth of any matter” (Old Folklore)
My post this week is on Sunflowers. I know it’s the middle of January! I awoke with sunflowers whispering in my ear so Sunflowers it is!
Photo’s of Sunflowers @ Splendor View Garden (where all my sketches of sunflowers originated)
The Heart Shape Leaf I So Adore
The leaves were always shaped like big hearts and the biggest one’s always asked: “Place your hand here?”
Heritage Sunflower Seeds @ Splendour View
I only planted Sunflower seeds the first year. Once established, they were the first seeds up in the spring!
I let the birds have the seed as I always knew they would drop some for next year.
I took care as I walked on the soil. If I could spot them sprouting…and move them to one place…they would become big!
Once in a while, one would sprout under the Lovage and SURPRISE!!!!!
“In the middle of everything is
Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543)