Our Biggest Sunflower Ever

We’ve grown sunflowers every summer for several years now. This year is by far our best crop. They’ve got to be about 9 feet tall! (The cat likes to hang out underneath the flowers for his shade during the day, since we only have two trees in our yard.) This is our biggest sunflower ever, with my four year-old holding it for scale. It’s 14″ in diameter:

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    1. We’re still not entirely sure. The kids like to eat the seeds but of course we have too much for that. We have been giving some to the chickens and so far, so good. We’ll probably save them through the winter as chicken food. 🙂

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