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Postby kellycook1990 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:46 am

I'm getting married at the end of April and am planning on growing sunflowers for decor as it's a country themed wedding. I thought I'd do a test run now, to see how long they take, best ways to grow them etc. I don't do ANY sort of gardening so I'd love a few tips.

- April is mid Autumn, is this an ok time to grow them, and how much earlier would I need to start so they're ready in time (I assume they would grow a lot faster in Summer)
- I need to travel 2.5 hours to my destinatin, and I will be there a few days in advance, so I need to decide how I'm going to transport them. Should I grow them in pots so they can go straight into the car and then cut them the day before? Or do they grow better in the ground? In which case I would have to try to dig them out by the roots to keep them as fresh as possible (I assume).

Feel free to flood me with advice on growing what I imagine is one of the easiest flowers out there.
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Re: Sunflowers

Postby tam » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:50 am

Hope this helps you Kelly. I think they would be best grown in the ground and you pick the flowers to take with you.
Good luck on your day.
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Re: Sunflowers

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