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All in a Row - of Marigold? ~ I prefer Calendula Officinalis

Advantages: Low maintance, cheerful, protect carrots, fragrance
Disadvantages: Orange colour, avoid non Officinalis, fragrance

Calendula Officinalis I remember when as a child on the occasions that I walked home from school seeing and smelling the rows of Marigolds growing outside old people’s bungalows. The Marigold seemed to be the plant of choice to grow in a flowerbed in t ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 31.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Calendula Flower

Calendula flowering in my garden

Advantages: Pretty ,easy
Disadvantages: none really

...The plant/flower which I am talking about today are the Calendula officinalis, sometimes known as pot marigold. Do not confuse with their French or African Marigolds, Tagetes. Both are in the Asteraceae family Do not confuse with their French or African ...

mumsymary 19.08.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Calendula Flower

It'll warm the cockles of your heart!

Advantages: Easy care, well behaved (!) wild flower, unusual, bee-friendly
Disadvantages: Prone to wind damage in exposed locations

This is another plant that I grow for its benefit to pollinating insects, but I grew it prior to developing that awareness simply because it is attractive. I came across it ten years or more ago in a book of garden plants and got some seeds. Looking at i ...

2mennycds 08.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Corn Cockle (Agrostemma Githago) Seeds

Don't forget about these gorgeous little plants

Advantages: Extremely low maintenance, gorgeous little flowers
Disadvantages: They can spread if left unchecked - but this might be a good thing for some with space to fill

Introduction I consider my garden to be a place for food production, and don’t really put “the look” of the place high on my list of priorities. If I want to give my eyes a sensual feast, I’ll do a Google images search for Nigella Lawson - that ...

StewwyB 26.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Premier Seeds Forget Me Not Seeds

A Wildflower Meadow In Your Own Garden

Advantages: Easy to sow and aftercare is minimal
Disadvantages: Cornflowers not as easy to grow

Wilko Seeds Wild Flowers CornFlower Mix Flower meadows are dying out all over the United Kingdom, but if you are fortunate enough to see one it will take your breath away. All over the Western Isles of Scotland for example, meadows of wild flowers hu ...

Violet1278 10.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Wilko Seeds Wild Flowers CornFlower Mix