Tips For Growing Marigold Flowers  

      Marigolds have always been a gardener’s favorite. They are inexpensive, very easy to care for, and once planted, a marigold plant will continue to bloom throughout the season.

              Dried out flowers can be used at cut flowers, and also saved for seeds for using the next season.More...

Marigold Facts

Marigold Facts                The marigold flower is a favorite in a home garden and a useful bedding plant. This pretty flower has many uses, including medicinal, cosmetic and culinary. The wild marsh marigold, the tall African marigold and the French marigold are the most popular varieties of marigold. There is also another variety called the mule marigold, which has been named so because its seed-producing capacity is quite poor.More...

 

Types Of Marigolds

Types Of Marigolds          Marigolds are available in many varieties. There is the Signet, which is spreading and dainty; American marigolds which are big and tall; and French marigold, which are smaller and daintier. Then there is a third kind, which is called the Triploid hybrid, and it is actually a combination of the French and American kinds.More...

 

How To Plant Marigolds ?

How To Plant Marigolds             Marigolds are easy to grow, look good and are also beneficial in a number of ways. Apart from their ample visual appeal and medicinal value, the smell emitted from these plants can help keep insects at bay, so it is a good idea to plant them alongside those plants which fall prey to such insects easily.More...

 

How To Take Care Of Marigolds ?

How To Take Care Of Marigolds              Marigolds are very easy to grow, and amateur gardeners are often advised to grow marigolds to start with. This ensures that the gardener gets sufficient experience in growing flowers. You can also have fun with colors while growing marigolds, and choose the colors you like, since these flowers are available in a colors ranging from white to orange to red.More...

 

How Fast Do Marigolds Grow ?

How Fast Do Marigolds Grow             Marigold flowers come in a number of gorgeous colors, and are in bloom from mid-summer all the way until the first frost falls. They thrive in lots of sunshine, and in well-drained garden soil.Get started with your marigolds by planting them indoors, at least 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost date. You can also do it outside, but make sure that the danger of frost has passed.More...

 

 

 

    
 

Flower Gardening :

Medicinal-Uses-Of-Marigold      The marigold has long been known for its medicinal use, especially for strengthening the heart, and for treating ailments like headaches, swellings and toothaches. Marigolds also have a place in the kitchen, and many recipes have been making substantial use of this flower. There are a large number of soups and stews that make good use of this flower. In fact the term ‘pot marigold’ is believed to have been coined due to this very reason. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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