Aim for balance
Pictured above: Maximilian sunflowers, a species native to the prairie, can reach a height of 14 feet and more. A hearty perennial, the plants are heat and drought tolerant, loved by bees and butterflies. sheep and goats. I’ve read that the plant’s tubers, which are said to be similar to Jerusalem artichokes, are edible for human animals as well.
More on this amazing plant and its multiple benefits on the blog Square Pennies.