Marigolds

Marigolds Cultivation hints and interesting videos 2 watch

Marigolds Tagetes

Marigolds, African Marigolds, Tagetes erecta, the Mexican marigold, also called Aztec marigold, is a species of the genus Tagetes native to Mexico.
Tagetes patula, French Marigold – anti-nematodes double mix, 1g approx 350 seeds. The French marigold is often used as a companion plant, especially for growing amongst tomatoes and potatoes where it helps to repel pests.

Despite its being native to the Americas, it is often called African marigold. In Mexico, this plant is found in the wild in the states of State of México, Puebla, and Veracruz.

This plant reaches heights of between 50–100 cm (20–39 in). The Aztecs gathered the wild plant as well as cultivating it for medicinal, ceremonial and decorative purposes. It is widely cultivated commercially with many cultivars in use as ornamental plants, and for the cut-flower trade.

How to Propagate Marigold Seeds.

It is well worth watching all videos as there is a wealth of info on each one.

How to Grow Marigolds from Seed.

Easy to follow step by step guide to show you how to grow beautiful marigolds from seeds.

Collecting Marigold Seed.

Collecting and saving marigold seeds is easy and fun. Marigolds are one of the easiest of all flowering annual plants to save the seed from and they grow readily from fresh collected seeds.

Collecting marigold seed from existing marigold plants is truly rewarding and saves you money that otherwise would be spent on new seedling punnets next season.

I personally only use paper bags not plastic. Sometimes seeds in plastic bags can turn moldy. IDC.

SAVING SEEDS TIPS – MARIGOLDS.

This video tells you when and how to harvest your Marigold seeds for next year.

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Bedding Plants (Collins Practical Gardener).

Are available for delivery to mainland Spain.

 

This new title in the highly successful Collins Practical Gardener series tackles the fine art of cultivating flower beds – from seeds and plugs to glorious carpets of colour and scent!

The book begins with a potted history of the subject of bedding plants.

The reader is then guided through all stages of planning, planting and care – how to go about designing a bedding arrangement, whether to buy in plants or propagate yourself, and how to keep your bed looking its best throughout the season.

A special section shows how to care for tender perennials so that they last for several years.

The main section of the book is a comprehensive directory of every conceivable bedding plant available.

Each entry includes a visual chart listing the best varieties and indicating when to plant, length of flowering season, spread, height, moisture requirements and hardiness.

In addition, quick-access care charts provide a hit list of care requirements and problems to look out for.

Contents include.

• Introduction and History of Bedding Plants.
• Assessing Your Garden.
• Design – planting combinations.
• Buying or Growing.
• Growing Bedding Plants from Seed.
• Growing Bedding Plants from Plugs and Seedlings.
• Planting & Aftercare.
• Perennial Bedding Plants – propagation and care.
• A–Z of Bedding Plants.
• Troubleshooting.
• Pests & Diseases.

Just Seed – Flower – African Marigold – Crackerjack – 250 Seeds.

Are available for delivery to mainland Spain.

  • Part of the “The Difference is JustSeed” Seed Range.
  • Genuine Just Seed Branded products only supplied direct by JustSeed UK .
  • Professional Seed Company Defra Registered 7291 , Organic Registration AP23164.
  • All Seeds Packed and labelled with helpful growing information.

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Spain Info. Marigolds San Francisco De Asis, Urb Marina, San Fulgencio, 03177, Alicante, Spain.

 

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