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Growing a Mammoth Sunflower


August 12, 2021

Photo courtesy of Romaine Holland

Liam is pictured here with the giant sunflower that he and his Nana grew with a seed that came from a sunflower growing kit provided by the New Glarus Public Library.

The New Glarus Public Library provided sunflower growing kits for preschoolers as part of a sunflower-themed storytime earlier this summer.

Romaine Holland stated, "The library provided project bags throughout COVID-19 and has continued and in this particular bag were a couple of sunflower seeds and all the things to get them started in a cup! When the plants became too large for in the house, we planted two in the ground but Liam was rather sad the next day after transplanting, as a squirrel or rabbit ate all of one of them, but as you can see the other seedling grew to a large beautiful...

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