Monty Don’s giant sunflower trial (part two)

Fancy trying to grow some tall sunflowers? In the second part of his giant sunflower trial, Monty Don gives tips on planting, watering, feeding and staking.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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To do
To do

Do not To do in January

Do not To do in February

Do not To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do not To do in May

Do To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do not To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

In the second part of his trial of giant sunflower varieties, Monty Don shows you how to plant out pot-grown sunflower plants, using the varieties ‘Pike’s Peak’, ‘Mongolian Giant’, ‘Kong’ and ‘Giant Yellow’. He offers advice on watering, feeding and staking to maximise their potential so you can get the tallest possible sunflowers.

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