Thursday, 2 April 2009

The Great Sunflower Race

So, my mum won a packet of sunflower seeds at her local gardening club. Kindly, she passed them to me and said "you could organise a sunflower growing competition". I thought about it and decided no, I had too much on already. Then I thought again and decided YES, the kids will love it.
So, here it is the Great Sunflower Race.

I have asked all my friends with kids and each child is donating £2 to enter. This money is then going to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Today, I am bagging up compost, pots and seeds for those who are local to me, hopefully we will get planting this weekend.
Once they are sprouted the winning measurements will be posted on here every couple of weeks so watch this space and hopefully we will have some pics once they are flowering.
Oh and the tallest one will get a prize from me.

If you have kids and fancy joining in, then leave me a message on here or via my website. I am happy to post you some seeds.


Tina said...

Hey V...count me and Ryver in on this one. I have some Sunflower seeds. Can I blog about this also? What a great idea.

Mel P said...

Me too, Leo and I are going to be gardening the summer away, veg/sunflower patch here we come!!! Superb idea xx

Suze said...

What a brilliant idea...and cause. I'll look forward to following the growth, and cheering the winner. :)