texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TXARMYVET, Ritchie, flyakker, JWC Nauticstar, neutronbob
68781 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 108,602
bill oxner 87,638
stxranchman 58,223
SnakeWrangler 57,492
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,461
Gravytrain 43,603
BMD 41,222
Forum Statistics
Forums46
Topics609,566
Posts11,408,218
Members83,781
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Sunflowers without plowing #8332147 07/26/21 09:18 PM
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 454
R
Red Pill Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
R
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 454
Can you get sunflowers to grow without plowing? I see volunteer sunflowers all the time at the side of the road. I'd like to plant some, but neither I nor the landowner have a tractor, plow, or ATV.

Re: Sunflowers without plowing [Re: Red Pill] #8332210 07/26/21 09:55 PM
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 13,377
Q
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Q
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 13,377
Take an old gate that has a cattle panel on it. You can hand-cast the seed, then use a pickup/chain to drag the gate over the area. This will work if you have a somewhat barren patch of ground; if all you have is thick grass, you'll need a different approach. You can also check with the local feedstore. There are likely several custom farm services in your area that could plow for you.


[Linked Image]

https://web.archive.org/web/20170223065011/http:/www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html
Re: Sunflowers without plowing [Re: Red Pill] #8332222 07/26/21 09:59 PM
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 6,406
S
Stompy Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
S
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 6,406
Dirt has to be disturbed. Animals feeding and distributing soil will bring up sunflowers. If you can just drag and scratch the soil the best you can, when the soil moisture is right, and the right time of year you'll get some to come up if they were there in the past. But plowing is by far the best way.


www.jaranchhunting.com
Cabin Rentals on the ranch for Hubbard Creek Lake
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2021 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3