The Ultimate Sunflower Book

 
9780004140216: The Ultimate Sunflower Book

Sunflowers have captured our imagination for centuries. Archaeological evidence reveals that sunflowers were grown in Arizona and New Mexico as early as 3000BC and we have been finding uses for this most beautiful flower ever since. The Ultimate Sunflower Book is a beautiful, inspirational book packed with sunflower ideas.


• Sunflower Directory: a comprehensive guide to the many varieties and cultivars of sunflower available today. Many are illustrated with specially commissioned colour photographs.

• Gardening with Sunflowers: how to grow all varieties of sunflower with tips on how to grow giant sunflowers, and planting schemes.

• Flower Arranging with Sunflowers: includes projects to create beautiful displays using sunflowers and compatible plants, whether dried or fresh.

• Sunflower Craft: how to dry the flowers and seeds and prepare them for use in craft work and projects using sunflowers as inspiration.

• Cooking with Sunflowers: sunflower seeds are a good source of flavour and are packed with B1 and potassium. This section looks at the many ways you can use sunflowers, including sprouting the seeds and baking with seeds

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'Sunflowers' have never been so popular as they are today. Everyone, from young children to adults of all ages, adores them. There are more varieties available today than ever before, and in every sunshine hue and size. As well as being beautiful, 'Sunflowers' are very versatile. You can use them in cookery, for craft work, and even the stalks are useful – they are used to make lifejackets float!

'The Ultimate Sunflower Book' shows you

• the many varieties of 'Sunflowers' available today
• how to grow and care for your 'Sunflowers'
• how to plant them in your garden to their best advantage
• how to grow record-breaking 'Sunflowers'
• drying 'Sunflowers' for cookery and craft projects
• stunning flower arrangements with 'Sunflowers'
• craft ideas inspired by 'Sunflowers'
• cooking with 'Sunflower' seeds, petals and oils… and more!

About the Author:

Lucy Peel is a journalist and writer specialising in design and gardening. She is the co-author of ‘’50s & ’60s Style, An Introduction to 20th Century Architecture’ and ‘Baskets: Crafty ideas for Beautiful Baskets’.

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