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3 Ways to Grow Sunflowers

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Andrew Carberry, MPH

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This article was co-authored by Andrew Carberry, MPH. Andrew Carberry has been working in food systems since 2008. He has a Masters in Public Health Nutrition and Public Health Planning and Administration from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. This article has been viewed 1,060,411 times.

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Updated: August 26, 2022

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Before you grow sunflowers, find a plot that gets full sun, is sheltered from the wind, and has good drainage. Plant your seeds at the beginning of summer, when the soil is warm. When you’re ready to plant, put seeds in 1-inch-deep holes that are 6-18 inches apart, depending on the type of sunflower you’re growing. Cover them with soil and a thin layer of fertilizer before watering them thoroughly. Then water your plants once or twice a week and watch them grow! For more information from our Professional Gardener reviewer on choosing the right sunflower for your garden, keep reading!

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