Sunflower Power

Wanted to give a visual update on the sunflowers we planted May 3 (click for the bigger picture).

The 10 I first posted about here are in the foreground — pretty much peat-pot-and-all transplanted into the ground in the same order as they were in that photo.

The rest behind were planted in a row and are growing at a much slower pace than the potted ones, only one of which didn’t make it. I thought the same fate in store for the seed in the pot front and center, but after getting munched on by a slug, it seems as if the late-bloomer might be making a comeback.

I’m rooting for it.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."