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Grow Sunflowers in Containers

Sunflowers and the sunny outdoors in summer go together. Sunflowers are easy to grow when direct seeded into flowerbeds. Seed catalogs advertise some sunflowers as having features for growing in containers. Plant them after the danger of frost is past. With 6-8 hours of sunlight a day, even the tallest sunflowers will mature, bloom, and … Continue reading

It’s Not Easy Keeping Green

Joe Hoffman, Horticulturist at Yankton Federal Prison Camp has plant challenges like all gardeners. Inmate design of the breast cancer awareness symbol seemed to be a workable design for the annual Observatory Hill flowerbed display. Marigolds that grew too tall and vincas shorter than expected were a couple of this season’s unexpected challenges. For more … Continue reading