Sunflowers are wonderful additions to a summer garden. They attract pollinators and birds.
Store the harvested sunflower seeds in a paper bag.
Use pruners to clip off the dried flower heads of sunflowers.
Let the sunflower dry completely on the stalk before harvesting the seeds. The petals will naturally fall off.
Soil knifes can be used to make clean cuts on plants as well as soil. Remove the dried flower head of a sunflower by cutting at the base of the flower with a soil knife.
Sunflowers are ready to be harvested when its petals fall off and the head of the flower droops.
Soil knives have sharp edges which makes it good for cutting plants such as sunflowers.
Use a sharp clean soil knife to cut off the head of the sunflower.