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Sunflowers

Daily Meditation: Sunflower Sutra

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Sunflowers for Merrie: Choosing an Afterlife Avatar

TueNight | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
TueNight

It was Merrie's birthday last week, her 56th, if she had lived to celebrate it. Merrie was ... oh it's impossible to say who Merrie was to me: one of my oldest and closest friends doesn't quite do it.

Learning Los Angeles: Ron Finley on Grounding the City

Julia Wasson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

"Nothing in nature is straight. So that's how I design. There's no rhyme or reason. I'm planting for aesthetics. I want to be assaulted by smell, by beauty, by taste."

5 Things Sunflowers Can Teach Us About How to Live Life

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

The preschool teacher instructed the children, "Big dreams start small, but with sunlight, water, good soil and love, they grow big." It seemed a simple lesson, but one worth revisiting. This week, I let sunflowers be my teacher. Here's what I learned.

Fifty Shades of Sunflowers: Teen Garden Club Says No Way to Grey Walls

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

These students are my superheroes. Nothing deters them. Worms, spiders, muddy shoes, hard dirt? No problem.

PHOTOS: Artist's Famous Flowers Were Mutants, Gene Study Says

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

The word “sunflower” brings to mind a mane of vibrant yellow petals encircling a dark whorl of seeds. But not all sunflowers are alike. Some sunfl...

Happy Birthday, Vincent Van Gogh

Posted 05.30.2011 | Arts

March 30, 1853 was a great day for the arts. Vincent van Gogh was born in Zundert, Netherlands, and would go on to have one of the most storied career...

Sunflower DNA Map: Fuel Source Of The Future?

AP | DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A $10.5 million research project aimed at mapping the DNA sequence of sunflowers could one day yield a towering new variety for ...

Serving Greenpoint With Free Sunflowers

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He's calling himself the Johnny Appleseed of Greenpoint. But Matt LaBarbiera is spreading sunflowers, not apples, in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He'...