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grandmagizzy

Garden is a corner plot in village in Chilterns. Lived here 25 years but only had time for the garden since I retired in 2013. Love flowers 🌻🌹

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grandmagizzy

Def not a giant think this was one that seeded from bird food 🙄🌻 only about 2ft tall - I didn’t intentionally grow any this year

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grandmagizzy

Have about a doz sunflowers growing from bird seed that fell into my bag of compost after bird seed bag had been chewed by a mouse 🐭🌱🌱🌱

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anges

Bonus plants 🌻🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

#stillgoingstrong

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grandmagizzy

🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

#selfseed from last year - pretty one not a giant about 5ft 🌻

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cyndi

Beautiful very much #fallcolor

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anges

@grandmagizzy love the colour 🔥

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Diane76

Pretty 😍

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gjones

Pretty and bright

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower #macro

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower #grownfromseed #yellow #collage

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Wow 😲 what a beaut..🌻

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juliesgarden

Wow that’s huge 🌻

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grandmagizzy

@juliesgarden not as big as a couple of years ago Julie swipe left and have a look at autumn 17 😳🌻

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grandmagizzy

#yellow #sunflower my late starter seeds flowering at last 🌻😀

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kathy

Gorgeous and cheerful

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suerichards

@grandmagizzy beautiful photo 💛

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grandmagizzy

#grownfromseed first one out 🌻😍

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grandmagizzy

Way behind this year (same week) but last years put in as plants this years seeds straight in - late 🌻🌻

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pattygardd

They look nice and healthy

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower late starter 🌻

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kathy

Last longer 😂

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grandmagizzy

If it ever catches up enough to flower before summers over @kathy

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kathy

It’s getting a bit autumnal out there😢

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gjones

Mine looks the same😣

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grandmagizzy

I wasn’t going to plant any this year then found some seeds so chucked them into this awful bit of soil at the beginning of June so not doing badly - haven’t thinned just left them to it 🌻🌻 #sunflower

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gjones

Yours are taller than mine!

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grandmagizzy

2 self set from last year🙄🌻one growing between pathing slabs the other in with the standard rose .. #sunflower

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grandmagizzy

2 #selfseed sunflowers one in with the standard rose and one growing from a gap in the pathing slabs next to it!! This years late starters in a group behind I’m not thinning them out soil there is all rocks so leaving them to it 🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

Late starters only put the seeds in about 3 weeks ago 🌻

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kathy

They’re doing well, Jack and the Beanstalk 😂

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grandmagizzy

Sunflowers just after sunset - my sons pic

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nessas

Wow glorious 🌻🌻

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columbiariver

👍👏

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pelly

Some great photos Christine 💛💛💛

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christineb

Fabulous shot 🌻🌻🌻

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Diane76

Gorgeous 🤗

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower

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grandmagizzy

Just a few left not knocked down by the wind - look lovely in today's sunshine 🌻

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grandmagizzy

#autumnblooms

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tiger123

That's fabulous, soooo tall! 🙌😊

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amyb240288

Was this your tallest one you were waiting for @grandmagizzy ?! 🌻

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grandmagizzy

@amyb240288 Hi Amy my tallest one - about 11½ ft broke in the wind whilst I was in Kent a couple of weeks back 😢🌻 . The fence is 6' high I've not measured this one .

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amyb240288

Oh no, sorry to hear that @grandmagizzy you must have been disappointed, but this one more than makes up for it by the looks of things! 😊🌻

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grandmagizzy

#autumnblooms #bestofseptember

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gjones

Those are pretty and perfectly formed!

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grandmagizzy

#lastsummerbloom

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jennlamaye

Wow! Just wow!

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kathy

Hello sunshine

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jennlamaye

I can't get over these colors!!

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grandmagizzy

#sunflower #yellow 21/09/17

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grandmagizzy

#macro #sunflower wind and showers not good for macros ☹️📷

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grandmagizzy

#stillsummer my son took this - he says it makes him think of Watership Down

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porto

Love that animated film 👌bright eyes 🐰🐰🐰🐰😏

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grandmagizzy

Still waiting for the bud to open on the big one 👵🏻🐶🌻 #thisisme #gizzy #sunflower

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pelly

Wow, that's huge 💛💛💛

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jeatacake

Holy Moses! That must be 10 or 11 ft+ 😯

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grandmagizzy

@jeatacake Hi Jeff measured it yesterday just short of 11ft -measure kept collapsing so couldn't get exact 🌻

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Highcliffeplants

Amazing, what did you feed it on, tea twice a day, one sugar!

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grandmagizzy

@Highcliffeplants - 😂 that spot always has the tallest one - most sunshine perhaps but 9½ ft tallest before - this is 3rd year I've grown them 🌻🌻

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jeatacake

Maybe you could use some string & then measure that on the ground. It should get to 12 ft by the time it's finished! 👏👏👏

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kathy

Wow ginormous 😊

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sho47

Fantastic😳!! Well done👏 @grandmagizzy -can't possibly compete with that 😃 Think ours about 7.5 ft but still growing 😍Happy Days🌻🌻🌻

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gjones

Wow that is a giant!

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grandmagizzy

Pretty one 🌻 #sunflower

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kathy

Very

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grandmagizzy

Husband's idea of #humour not this years plants 2016 - grown from #seeds #thisisme #sunflower

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Love them smiley ones...😆

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pelly

😂😂😂

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AlisaJ

Hahaha brilliant!

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amyb240288

They say blondes have more fun! 😁

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kathy

Love it 😂

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christineb

😂🌻😂🌻

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gjones

Cute😊

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grandmagizzy

Tallest is currently 9' 4" but not out yet !! #sunflower

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grandmagizzy

Sunny side of garden near archway #sunflower

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grandmagizzy

This one back garden #sunflower

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grandmagizzy

Grown a bit - need 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻 now ..... Side front garden very poor soil

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grandmagizzy

Not giants this year tall but flowers smaller than last year #sunflower #bestofaugust

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kathy

Gorgeous colours

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Diane76

😎👌

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librarian

Lovely 🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

Not sure which one this is had a mixed pack of seeds - not a giant a- small flower about 4'6" tall

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grandmagizzy

First flower this year - not a giant 🌻

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gjones

Maybe the next one will be!😉

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grandmagizzy

At last 🌻 #sunflower

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grandmagizzy

Giants not so big this year - a few red ones in there somewhere too - hopefully 😬

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grandmagizzy

A few more 🌼

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grandmagizzy

Off they go

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grandmagizzy

Had loads of plants got a bit carried away with seeds so have put a row in a rather inhospitable spot will see what happens - more rubble than soil

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beckers1974

I've only sown 6! I came through! Growing on the ones that germinated from 🐦💩😂😂😂 loads of them!

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suzyw

I had some seeds that didn't germinate, so I threw them around the garden in a huffy fashion. Now I don't know what the 30 or so seedlings are 😂

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grandmagizzy

Sunflowers in - mixed seeds this year 🌻

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grandmagizzy

Sunburst mix 🌻 planted 9 days ago 😄

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grandmagizzy

Another #sunflower snack #wildlifewednesday #wildlife

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susieg

Great pic! 👍🏻

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struddles

Oh I wish I had him in my back garden.🐿x

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vec

Fab photo 😍

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grandmagizzy

He lives in some fir trees over the road behind the pub I think @struddles. He dines here, then runs along the fence up the telegraph pole and crosses the road like a high wire performer on the power cable!!

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plants

Good pic😀🌿📷

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daisy-jane

Fantastic pic Christine 😍👍

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brightcolours

#squirrel

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grandmagizzy

Sunflower story #collage #sunflower #seeds

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grandmagizzy

#now and #then

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grandmagizzy

🌻🌻more next year 😀 #sunflower

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junebensted

When this came up I thought it was a curled up snake ! Made me shiver ! Then I looked and saw it was a beautiful flower head . Isn' t nature funny !

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grandmagizzy

@junebensted see what u mean v snake like🐍😱

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grandmagizzy

#flashbackfriday

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grandmagizzy

Yummy #sunflower seeds and he's smiling! #wildlife #uknative #internationalweekend Pic taken from so far away could only just see him so lucky shot 📷 #squirrel

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yodamama

Lovely 📸👏🏻

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lexijane

Great photo 📸👍🏼👏🏼

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pelly

Brilliant photo. 😊

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vec

Great shot 😍

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beckers1974

What a great capture! 😍

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plants

Good pic 😀👍📷

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grandmagizzy

Now the #sunflower blooms fading nice snack for #wildlife #uknative #internationalweekend #squirrel

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vec

Wow 💛

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kathy

💛😊

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yodamama

Beautiful 💛

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grandmagizzy

Away on holiday in Scotland but my son is on sunflower watch! 📷 🌻🌻 A bit more activity 😄

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kathy

😍

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pauline33

Looking great have fun 😊💕💕

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blocherr

@grandmagizzy beautiful sunflowers! 🌻🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

2015 - monsters

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greenfinger14

Agree with u there 😳👍

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grandmagizzy

First flower this year - not very big tea plate size. Last year 30+ size of very large dinner plates!

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grandmagizzy

Made it above the fence and a flower....🌻

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grandmagizzy

Made it to top of the fence! Flowers would be nice now 🌻😊

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kathy

Need the sun

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grandmagizzy

Slowly heading for the top of the 6ft fence! Several made it to 9ft last year - not expecting a repeat ☹️🌻

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grandmagizzy

On the slow side this year ☹️ last year was first year I grew them and were amazing 🌻🌻

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grandmagizzy

Planted 6 days ago in the lovely sunshine - rained last 2 days 🌦

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teamgardentags

Hello Christine 👋 Thank you for posting what we hope will be the first of many photos. 👏

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linfoster

I love sunflowers! One of my favourites and the birds 😍

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kathy

Lovely and cheerful.

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brightcolours

#sunflower

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grandmagizzy

Must remember the # tagging thanks for doing it @brightcolours 👍🏼

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brightcolours

👍👍👍 you'll get the hang of it soon enough!!

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