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  • Sunflowers & Sunlight

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    pn-admin
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    I've been told that you should only grow taller plants on the north side of the garden so that they don't block the sun from your shorter plants. Is this true? I really want to grow sunflowers, but the best spot that I have for them is on the north side of my garden. They'll help block my view of the road there, too. What should I do?

    #13760 Reply

    Mole Farmer
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    I think that you'll be alright putting your sunflowers on the north side of the garden. During the summer months the sun sits way up high in the sky. I bet your garden will still get plenty of light.

    If the sunflowers cast a shadow, put your sun loving plants, like tomatoes on the other side of the garden and plant vegetables, like lettuce and carrots in the shadier spots.

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