Sunflowers

Our sunflower garden came in beautifully this year.

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There are so many bees feasting on the flowers that the garden hums.

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We’ve been selling freshly cut sunflowers at the market and we have heads and flowers drying in the basement. ¬†One or two of the heads provide enough seeds for an entire large garden.

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We’ve been enjoying the company of the goldfinches who come for the sunflower seeds in the bird feeder.

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In a few months the seeds we’re harvesting now will be treats for the birds who spend their winter here.