Information About Marigold

Marigolds in the garden are cheerful annuals that thrive in bright sunlight and nearly any type of well-drained soil. Look for marigold plants in various colors and sizes ranging from diminutive little charmers to gigantic marigold varieties. Marigold plant care is easy and serve many purposes in the landscape. Read the following articles for tips on growing marigolds in your garden.

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Marigold Flower Uses: Marigold Benefits For Gardens And Beyond

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Marigolds are appreciated primarily for their beauty, and you may not have considered the many surprising marigold benefits for gardens. Click on the following article to learn about ways to use marigold plants in the garden.

Marigold Vs. Calendula – Difference Between Marigolds And Calendulas

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

It’s a common question: Are marigold and calendula the same? The simple answer is no. Although both are members of the sunflower family, marigolds and calendula are plants with different genera. Why all the confusion? Find out in this article and how to tell them apart.

Mountain Marigold Care – How To Grow Bush Marigold Plants

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

A beautiful annual scene is caused by the fall bloom period of Mountain Lemmon marigolds, which may also bloom sporadically in spring and summer, but save their best display for autumn. Click on this article to read more about mountain marigold plants.

African Marigold Care: How To Grow African Marigolds

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

African marigolds were sacred to the Aztecs, who used them as a medicine and as a ceremonial offering to the sun gods. Marigolds are still called the herb of the sun because of this. Click this article for more African marigold information.

Deadheading Marigold Plants: When To Deadhead Marigolds To Prolong Blooming

By Teo Spengler

Should you start removing spent marigold flowers? Marigold deadheading does help keep the garden looking its best and encourages new blooms. Click on this article for more information about deadheading marigold plants.

Marigold Leaf Problems: Treating Marigolds With Yellow Leaves

By Teo Spengler

Marigold blossoms are a bright, sunny yellow, but the foliage below the flowers is supposed to be green. If your marigold leaves are turning yellow, you've got marigold leaf problems. To learn what might be causing yellowing marigold leaves, click here.

Using Marigolds Around Plants – Do Marigolds Keep Bugs Away

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Do marigolds keep bugs away? The best way to find out is to experiment in your own garden, and you really can't go wrong. There's no doubt they attract a variety of beneficial insects that prey on bad bugs. Learn more about marigold plants and pests here.

Caring For Marigolds In Pots – Tips On Growing Marigolds In Containers

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Marigolds are easygoing plants that bloom reliably, even in direct sunlight, punishing heat and poor to average soil. Although they are beautiful in the ground, growing marigolds in containers is a surefire way to enjoy this delightful plant. Learn more here.

Marigold And Tomato Companion Planting: Do Marigolds And Tomatoes Grow Well Together

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Marigolds are appreciated for much more than their beauty; marigold and tomato companion planting is a tried and true technique used by gardeners for hundreds of years. What are the benefits of growing these together? Click here to find out.

Planting Marigold Seeds: Learn When And How To Plant Marigold Seeds

By Liz Baessler

Since they're so popular, live plants are available at just about any garden center. But it's a lot cheaper and more fun growing marigolds by seed. You can learn more about how to plant marigold seeds in this article. Click here for additional information.

No Flowers On Marigolds: What To Do When Marigolds Will Not Bloom

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Getting a marigold to flower usually isn't a difficult task, as the hardy annuals usually bloom nonstop from early summer until autumn. If your marigolds will not bloom, the fix is usually fairly simple. Click here for a few helpful suggestions.

Collecting Marigold Seeds: Learn How To Harvest Marigold Seeds

By Liz Baessler

Marigold seeds aren't exactly expensive, but they do have to be replanted every year. Why not try collecting and storing marigold seeds this year? This article will help you learn how to harvest marigold seeds from your own garden. Click here for more info.

Do Marigolds Repel Bees: Learn About Marigolds And Honeybees

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

The following article covers the use of marigold flowers in keeping bees away, and if it's even possible. Why keep these beneficial insects away? Many people are highly allergic to these insects and, as such, look for alternative solutions to their presence in the garden.

Common Marigold Diseases: Learn About Diseases In Marigold Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Marigolds are fairly resistant to insect issues, but diseases in marigold plants are an occasional problem. Marigold plant diseases are relatively easy to diagnose and treat, however. If you think your marigolds are suffering, this article can help.

Marigolds As Food – Tips On Growing Edible Marigolds

By Amy Grant

For the most part, marigolds are planted for annual color in pots and gardens, or sometimes around other plants to repel insects. But did you know that marigold flowers are edible? This article has information about growing edible marigolds.

Marigold Companions: What To Plant With Marigolds

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Gardeners value marigolds for more than their appearance, as many think they have pest-repellant properties that keep nearby plants healthy and free of harmful bugs. Click here to learn about companion planting with marigold flowers.

French Marigold Facts: Learn How To Plant French Marigolds

By Gardening Know How

Marigolds have been a garden staple for decades. If you need a shorter variety, French marigolds are an option. Aromatic and colorful too, they will brighten up any garden. Read this article to learn more about planting and care of French marigolds.

Signet Marigold Care – Tips For Growing Signet Marigolds

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

If you love the flowers and fragrance of marigolds, include edible marigolds that perform double duty in the garden. Growing signet marigolds add color, plus flowers you can eat. Learn more here.

Growing Marigold Flowers: How To Grow Marigolds

By Heather Rhoades

For many people, marigold flowers are among the first flowers they remember growing. While growing them is quite easy, the following article will help provide tips for their continued care.

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