How to Remove Sunflower Seeds From Shells?

Answer The nutty sunflower seed makes for a delicious snack that can be eaten on its own on the go or added to salads, desserts and entrees. Although the seeds can be bought already out of the shell, it i... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Remove Sunflower Seeds From Shells

How do I remove the shells from Sunflower seeds so I can snack on them?

Bite them, the shell will crack and you can get the meaty part out...

Can shells from sunflower seeds kill plants?

Sunflower shells can indeed kill plants. The toxins in the shell can kill living plants by a process called allelopathy. This can be a problem for birdhouse owners that use feed containing sunflo... Read More »

I have Niger, sunflower, bird mix and peanuts hanging in my garden. Only the sunflower seeds get eaten?

The niger or black thistle is favored by a lot of the finches. Sunflower is a major draw to a lot of birds and I would expect peanuts to generate some interest. The bird mix, however, contains a... Read More »

Scientific Term for the Arrangement of Sunflower Seeds in the Head of a Sunflower?

Two scientific terms are associated with the patterns in the head of a sunflower, the leaflets of a pine cone, and other patterns that seem orderly in nature. However, neither the "golden ratio" no... Read More »