Tag Archives: Sunflower Revolution

Benign neglect yields decent results

  In May, our duo threw some sunflower seeds into a couple neglected concrete planters on Dale & University in St. Paul.  After a summer filled with good intentions and no follow through we figured the plants had withered and … Continue reading

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Between Two Poles

It’s as simple as that.  Send us images of your sunflowers and we’ll post them and thank you for being part of this season’s Sunflower Revolution.  These two lovelies have been saved from mowers, weed whackers, squirrels and the like … Continue reading

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Test Plot #1 at Silverwood Park

Silverwood Park is an urban art and nature gem tucked in a quiet neighborhood at the crux of 694 & 35W.  It’s also the home of the Sunflower Revolution’s Test Plot #1.  At the end of the parking lot and up … Continue reading

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Seed Hubs along The Green Line! For a limited time only!

Come & get ’em! Free sunflower seeds for you to take and plant in wild urban spaces, rundown places or your own backyard. Pssst.  We may have surpassed our funding goal! For now, we’re keeping our excitement under wraps until … Continue reading

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30,000 sunflower seeds coming soon to a neighborhood near you!

      We just received 10 pounds of  Mammoth Grey sunflower seeds, this year’s choice for the Sunflower Revolution. The Mammoth Grey is a bright yellow sunflower with a yellow center that grows up to 12 feet tall with … Continue reading

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Instructions for subversion through sunflowers

1. Read this article about guerrilla gardeners in the UK. 2. Donate here for our version of subversive gardening-the Sunflower Revolution. Send your donation to lowtech.highjoy@gmail.com via the “friends and family” option. 3. Go outside and wander through your neighborhood, scoping out empty … Continue reading

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Sunflowery Day

In our collaborative one of us is more superstitious than the other.  There is the mojo bag tucked in a pocket for prosperity, silver hoop earrings for power and yellow suede Pumas for good luck.  Wish both of us good … Continue reading

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