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Chantenay

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Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« on: May 27, 2004, 10:01:25 »
Hi All - Can I influence the direction my sunflowers face? Will they face the morning sun, midday or the evening sun for instance?? Last year most of my wayward sunflowers spent the whole time peering over the the fence, and fortunately the neighbours saw this as a bonus.
I will be most grateful for advice on this.
Chantenay.

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Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« on: May 27, 2004, 10:01:25 »

gavin

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Re:Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2004, 22:41:16 »
I'm sure I'm wrong - but aren't they supposed to "follow" the sun?  I wouldn't know, as ours were always planted at the north end of the plot and we always had the benefit of them.

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Re:Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2004, 10:17:54 »
Thanks Gavin - Maybe mine were just nosy!!
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Re:Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2004, 21:03:54 »
 :-\Mines facing northeast all the time? I thought they follwed the sun too but this one turned its back on us...

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Re:Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2004, 06:11:55 »
My one surviving one is in a pot (snails got the rest) every 2 days I turn the pot around totry and get it to grow straight up  ;)

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Re:Which Way Will My Sunflower Face???
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2004, 16:40:09 »
I solved this by growing them at every angle in the garden I could find. It may look a bit bonkers when they all come out but surely at least one will face my way.
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