Did you know there are two main types of sunflowers to choose from – single-stem and branching? Wondering which one is right for your garden or farm? Today, Lisa and Layne discuss the ins and outs of branching sunflowers. They cover the differences between single-stem and branching sunflowers, considerations for farmers and gardeners, growing tips for branching sunflowers (including spacing, pinching, productivity, and succession planting), favorite varieties, and more. Listen to the podcast and learn how to get the most out of branching sunflowers!
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The “Seed Talk with Lisa & Layne” podcast is produced by The Gardener’s Workshop and co-hosted by Lisa Mason Ziegler and Layne Angelo. Lisa is the founder and owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, where Layne works as Seed Manager. Lisa is the award-winning author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers and the publisher of Flower Farming School Online, Farmer-Florist School Online, and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with her on social media. Layne is an avid gardener, seed starter, and engineer who loves learning and applying her technical knowledge to all areas of life, including gardening and growing flowers. Thanks for joining us!