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Herkimer_flower
Marmora, NJ

September 1, 2008
11:31 AM

Post #5493333

September 1, 2008

I love sunflowers and I loved your story. I am forced to grow smaller sunflowers in pots as my garden is wild with rabbits and moles. I will not use anything lethal to rid my garden of the rabbits or moles, so nature takes its course and my sunflowers are eaten to the ground. I even have to put my morning glories in pots!

Here's hoping your driveway will be filled with beautiful sunflowers (and morning glories) and an abundance of birds. Most importantly, I hope the wall of sunflower beauty doubles as a shield against any unwanted sights and sounds.

Good luck!

- herkimer j.
summerkid
Rose Lodge, OR
(Zone 8b)

September 1, 2008
7:16 PM

Post #5494880

herk, the trick is to let SO MANY sunflowers go to seed that the moles & other critters can't keep up. Of course, having a dog + several cats roaming around is THE most natural pesticide in the world, you know.

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