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Companion Planting With Annuals

Companion planting with annuals can be a great way to improve the health and productivity of your garden. Annual plants are those that complete their life cycle in one growing season, and they can provide a burst of color and interest to any garden.

Annual Flowers, Vegetable Garden, Marigold, Calendula, Zinnia, Nasturtium, Alyssum, Sunflower, Cockscomb, Mexican Sunflowers, Ageratum

Best Annual Flowers For Your Vegetable Garden

Vegetables love flowers. Aside from adding a splash of color, annual flowers planted in and near vegetable gardens and fruit plantings help bring pollinators and other beneficial insects into the garden that will protect and increase your crops. 

Annual Sunflowers, Perennial Sunflowers, Planting Sunflowers, Growing Sunflowers, Caring for Sunflowers

Learn How To Plant, Care and Grow Gorgeous Sunflowers

Cherished for their beauty, Sunflowers (Helianthus) are striking ornamental annuals or perennial plants grown for their colorful summer and fall blooms. Fast-growing, they can reward you with glamorous blooms between 55 and 100 days after planting. Here are some basic rules that need to be followed to enjoy their splendid flowers.

Sunflower Types, Annual Sunflowers, Perennial Sunflowers, Helianthus annuus, Helianthus salicifolius, Helianthus maximiliani, Helianthus occidentalis

Main Sunflower Types for your Garden

Grown for their striking and colorful flowers, Helianthus (Sunflowers) can be annuals or perennials, with coarse simple leaves and large, showy daisy blossoms. Native primarily to North and South America, they count up to 70 species.

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