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Sunflower Survivors

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Nature managed to plunge ahead and provide a few, measly sunflowers for me to enjoy. I got a chuckle out of the Sunflower Survivors, the flowers that are normally 6 feet tall are a mere 6 inches tall in my garden. The deer finally left my garden alone long enough for these sunny faces to gain a little growth, and when I say a little I mean almost on the ground little. It just goes to show you the vitality, and perseverance of a single seed. Normally the faces are the size of dinner plates but these are the size of a coffee mug, well no matter what size they are I will enjoy their beauty why they last.

 

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I was excited to see the few blooms that did survive. I am already planning to fence in the garden for next year, I so hate not having my own fresh veggies and flowers. 

 

 

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14 Comments

    1. Thank you Yvonne, they remind me of fall too:)

  1. So beautiful, Dawn! I love the sunflowers. I only had one make it this year. It’s pretty and I love it, but I sure would have loved more. I think the birds found those sunflower seeds.

    1. Claudia, I have to blame mine on the deer, the birds never had a chance.

  2. Dawn,
    First let me say these photo’s of sunflowers are gorgeous. I love the way you caught the light and color of these beautiful flowers. So so pretty.
    Kris

    1. Thank you Susan, they are beautiful just short. LOL

  3. Hi Dawn. Little or not, the sunflowers are so pretty! They just look like they’re singing to me. Now, you snapping is just gorgeous!
    Have a great weekend, sweetie,
    Shelia 😉

    1. Shelia, how pretty to think they are singing to you:) that is a lovely thought.

    1. Brenda, I agree but any shot of a flower is beautiful.

  4. Your sunflowers are lovely. Our Little Lulu destroyed mine her first week in our garden. Now she does not bother the flowers at all so my cosmos is finally blooming.

    1. Carol your dog cracks me up with all its puppy play.

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