Whether it's a tiny seed turning into a giant sunflower
, or people coming together to make a difference to their neighbourhood, gardening is about transformation.
A grade school student, who was wrapped in a giant sunflower
costume, charmed onlookers while little gumamelas (hyacinths) danced behind her.
As well as the giant sunflower
, there are dwarf varieties such as Choco Sun and Solar Flash which, even when growing in a pot, will turn their heads to follow the sun.
Fourth was awarded to Freddie Ellicott of Paignton, Devon, after mum Lucinda sent a picture of him measuring his giant sunflower
with a tape.
But thrust a giant sunflower
wallpaper in her hand and her reaction is not so sunny.
Rachael Spencer, 32, has grown a giant sunflower
with an amazing 11 heads in her garden at Woodhouse Grove, Fartown, Rachael, a teaching assistant at Birkby Junior School, took up gardening about 10 years ago when she had her two children and found herself at home during the day.
44Gateshead Council on the road to zero emissions 45Gentoo's giant sunflower
contest winner 46The waste plant that turns your rubbish into fuel 47 The firm that's making solar power affordable 49Time running out for firms to sign up to CRC 50-51 How better insulation and the power of the sun can save you money
Claim a packet of giant sunflower
seeds and a packet of Monet's Palette seeds - a lovely mixed colour selection of sunflowers which will add some real interest to the back of your borders.
A FOUR-YEAR-OLD boy was banned from a giant sunflower
competition because he lives in a private house, instead of a council house.
An insect hits a gold mine when it lands on this giant sunflower
. Is it a desirable ladybug?
In addition to the sculptures in town, Nyberg's commissioned pieces are displayed throughout the state His giant sunflower
stands in Breckenridge, on the North Dakota border.
If you are ordering extra seeds you will automatically be sent a FREE packet of Giant Sunflower
seeds - there is no need to send us a stamped- addressed envelope.