Mammoth sunflowers grow big flower heads that make an Instagram-worthy backdrop. But they have other benefits that you may not know about.
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A row of mammoth sunflowers is enough to provide a cool shade from the burning sunlight during the summer season.
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Sunflowers are a great source of pollen and nectar for bees and butterflies, which pollinate other plants.
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Sunflowers work well as a trellis for additional support for smaller plants like tomatoes and pepper plants.
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Sunflowers are a great food source for birds after falling off the ground.
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Sunflower seeds are rich in vitamins and healthy fats to keep your heart healthy.
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Sunflowers make good cover crops and green manure because their roots sequester excess nitrogen in the soil and prevent erosion.
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Make a sunflower house! Grab some twine and sticks to bend the plants and create an arc.
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