Marigold needs to be planted in full sun
It will take 7-10 days to germinate
It will take 35-50 days to harvest
Basic Care The roots deter nematodes in the garden.
Marigold is best used in soups, stews and salads and its dried flowers can be used to spice dishes
Common Pests The fragrant flowers attract pests and flies and deter them from the vegetable garden.
Additional Value Marigold tea/Pesticide: Make an herb tea of 15 leaves and 1 cup of boiling water. Let it cool and spray it on mites and aphids.
It clears infections, accelerates healing and is beneficial to the skin. An infusion of the petals in boiling water is used to clear the digestive tract and to help with ulcers. It can also be used for viral infections such as thrush or athletes foot. Do not use it if pregnant!
Reel Gardening Packs That Contain Marigold Companion Flower Pack