Our friends' daughter Ellie gave us three of her sunflower plants on our last visit. She had planted them herself from seed - but was happy to share a few. We put them in one of those 1/2 wine barrels and they exploded. I wish I had some "before" photos, but here's how they look now:
I assume a great majority of the sunflower plant's overall happiness comes from .......... sun. Can you guess what we've been lacking lately ???