Everyone loves sunflowers! They are colorful and cheery and are always a standout in the garden or a bouquet. There are many varieties, too! But there is more to a sunflower than meets the eye – there are other benefits to growing these eye catching blooms in your garden. Sunflowers are great at attracting pollinators. Bees love them! Research has shown that bees can see uv light and detect faint electrical fields around plants. Towering sunflowers are like a beacon drawing them in. The seeds produced by sunflowers are highly nutritious and the sunflower stalks can be used to support other plants. All good reasons to include sunflowers in your garden.