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marigold

Herbal medicine
(1) Calendula, see there; Calendula officinalis.  
(2) Tagetes patula, a bushy annual native to Central America that is rich in esters, phenols and volatile oils; it is analgesic, antiseptic and a stimulant.

marigold,

n See calendula.
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Pot marigolds -you can reap much greater harvests by planting annuals which are attractive to pollinating insects close to your fruiting vegetables such as courgettes, beans and tomatoes.
Varieties are constantly introduced but there is a list of older varieties that have been grown, in some cases for Pot marigolds are a joy.
Because so many have bright, ostentatious flowers, we tend to use them in pots and many are confined to areas around the POT marigolds are a joy.
Much nearer our times, pot marigolds and orange blossoms were an established part of medieval cooking and modern restaurants use edible flowers to enhance salads, as well as for decorating starters and desserts.
For instance, pot Marigolds were good companion plants, originally grown to repel bugs and keep insects away from other plants.
These are the plants with which we generally start gardening - cornflowers and love-in-a mist, clarkia and godetia, larkspur, pot marigolds and California poppies.
Sow the seed Make your garden groovy with California poppies, nasturtiums and pot marigolds.
By spring we should have plenty of new plants to swell our pots and containers and to weave in among perennials and grasses through beds our top annuals POT marigolds are a joy.
And don't forget to jolly up your plot with a row or two of pot marigolds (calendula)