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An annual event of optimistic seed sowing on May Day since 2007.

Plant sunflower seeds anywhere around your neighbourhood they might have a chance of flourishing with a little tender loving care from you and your friends:

– Neglected flower beds
– Weedy tree pits
– Roadside verges
– Municipal shrubberies
– A neglectful neighbours garden
And where ever your imagination leads you.

You’re looking for places where they won’t get weeded away or accidentally trampled. You may need to water them in dry periods, but ideally the ground will be not to sandy and dry and the season will be kind to us and our plants with regular bursts of rain.

You can do it solo or organise a local sowing session near you. Sow your sunflowers any time of the day but this year it’s a Tuesday, so if you’re at work head out at the traditional guerrilla planting evening hours when you’re most likely to bump into other locals and win them round to joining in too – the suggestion is from 6pm.

All you need are sunflower seeds and something to dig the ground a bit so you can sow it a couple of centimetres underground. If you can plant it with a handful of fresh compost and water it the chances of success are improved.