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Sunflower Houses!

Now is a great time to get started on this project!  We had so much fun planting ours. This is one of the sunflowers that grew up around the sunflower house.  It was a Russian Mammoth that was on top of a stalk about 10 ft tall and the seed head (minus petals) was the […]


Crazed with the love of light!

Bring me then the plant that points to those bright Lucidites swirling up from the earth, And life itself exhaling that central breath! Bring me the sunflower crazed with the love of light.  – Eugenio Montale


Books that inspired a “garden party” birthday.

“Sunflower House” by Eve Bunting is such a wonderful book!  It inspired us to build our own sunflower house.  Unfortunately, I can’t find a picture of our sunflower house right now, but it was wonderful.  During my daughter’s birthday, we sat inside our sunflower house and read the story. “Miss Lilly and the Hollyhock Garden” […]