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Man Plants Endless Lanes Of Sunflowers To Honor Beloved Late Wife, Benefit Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.19.2015 | Good News

This man's love for his late wife has only blossomed.  Don Jaquish's beloved wife, Babette, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was dia...

Grieving Man Plants 4.5 Miles Of Sunflowers To Honor His Dead Wife

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.22.2015 | Fifty

In a scene straight out of "Field of Dreams," cars are lining up along Wisconsin Highway 85 to see a 60-foot-wide strip of bright yellow sunflowers t...

Wisconsin's Sunflower Days

Christine Buckley | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Christine Buckley

If you stay long enough, possibly by eating a lazy lunch you bring at one of the picnic tables overlooking the field of flowers, you might also find yourself giggling at how the thousands of sunflower heads are held high and, in unison, move to track the sun's movement (a phenomenon called heliotropism). This all gives the hearty sunflower an extra fun burst of personality.

Kansas Citians Celebrate Clean Power Plan: A Visual Look

Annie Schugart | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Annie Schugart

Monday marks the release of the "biggest, most important step" the Obama administration has taken to combat climate change: the U.S. Clean Power Plan. Clean energy leaders, health experts, and advocates in Kansas City joined together in celebration at Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday in anticipation of the plan.

Remembering Victims Of Flight MH17 With Ukrainian Sunflowers

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.23.2015 | World

A year after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, a Dutch town is remembering the victims with Uk...

This Ginormous Happy Sunflower Basically Represents Our Summer State Of Mind

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News

The sky’s the limit for this cheery flower. German gardner, Hans-Peter Schiffer, has broken his own previous records for the world’s tallest...

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

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'...