Marigolds in the vegetable garden, offer us so much as gardeners and homesteaders. Do you know why? Let me share the top 6 reasons you should be planting marigolds in the vegetable garden…if you aren’t already. MARIGOLDS IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN – REASON 1, HELPING & ATTRACTING BEES As vegetable gardeners we know the importance […]
Calendual Officinalis, is respected for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, anti-fungal, anti-viral, and immunostimulant properties. It has been used throughout the centuries to help heal wounds and skin irritations. Today, marigold flowers, leaves, and stems are used to make salves, natural insecticides, and more.
One of the first things I learned as I began growing food is that marigolds are a must-have. The marigold is described as a workhorse in the garden, driving away pests like aphids and cabbage worms and rabbits. Though some will claim that the miracles of the marigold are overstated, I know many gardeners who […]
Marigolds are a symbol of autumn. Their beautiful shades of yellow, red and orange make beautiful fall flower arrangements. Marigolds are more than just a pretty flower though. They are miracle flowers. Culinary uses, medicinal uses and more. After reading this, you’ll never look at the humble marigold the same way.