Monday, August 20, 2007

August Sunflowers in Poland

August Sunflowers in Poland: North American native flowers glow in fields and market stalls.
Sunflowers, North American natives, brighten Polish garden plots and yards. Eight planting and design tips ensure sunflower success in any temperate climate.

I recently returned from a two-week vacation of cultural exploration mostly through the rural roads of Poland. Twenty-seven of us, organized by The Polish Center of Discovery and Learning at Elms College, Chicopee (MA), traveled from Warsaw through Sandomierz, Tarnow, and Zakopane to Krakow.We saw farmers and their families putting-up hay, weeding vegetable fields as well as small plots and gardens of sunflowers.

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Text and photographs by Georgene A. Bramlage. 2007. Reproduction without permission

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