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How to Plant Sunflowers in Decorative Pots

Make sunflowers even more cheery with this step-by-step guide to design a fun pot in which your sunny plants will flourish.

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7. Make Sunflower Faces

Wait for the sunflowers to open. Then, use a pencil or pointed stick to pick out some of the tiny flowers on the head to make a face. Eyes, noses and mouths can be different shapes.

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8. Choose a Sunny Spot

Grow sunflowers in a place that gets full sun. Use well-drained soil. Seeds will germinate in 2 to 3 weeks and flowers will open after 7 to 10 weeks.

Pacino Sunflower VarietyEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Ready Set Grow! © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books

2010

Dorling Kindersley

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