Entries Tagged as 'Marigold'

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

The 2012 Burpee Seed Catalog – Part II

Queen Sophia French marigold closeup by OrganicNation In the last post, TheGardenLady discussed  some of the flower part of the Burpee Seed Catalog.   In this post, TheGardenLady will talk a little more about Burpee’s flowers, but more about their vegetables. In the vegetable part of the catalog you will find sweet corn that is red, […]

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Letting Go of Dying Marigolds

Lifeless by Rodrigo Neves On Monday, TheGardenLady wrote a post that answered a question from a Cassie about getting marigolds to bloom.  Here’s a follow-up question from Cassie. So should I just throw away the pathetic looking stems and the root ball? Cassie, I would not waste any more of your precious time on the […]

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Getting Marigolds to Bloom Again

Slowly… by Dialed-in! TheGardenLady received this question from Cassie. I recieved some  marigolds from a friend. They were orange and did not seem to be as big or sturdy as usual marigolds are. They bloomed well until it got too cold out.  I kept saving the flowers for the seed pods, and they grew very […]

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Transplanting a Marigold Plant in Brooklyn

TheGardenLady received this question from Courtney. I have a marigold plant outstide in a large planter that is still flowering (I live in Brooklyn, NY and it’s been in the high 50s-60s degrees lately). But I would like to transplant this plant to a pot so I can keep in inside during the winter…will this […]

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Marigold Mystery

TheGardenLady received this question about marigolds. My marigolds are planted around the edge of the garden and watered 2x a week with the rest of the garden.  After a month they just started dying with no visible infestation.  Do you have any idea why?  Last year I planted marigolds in the same vicinity under a […]

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Getting Cracker Jack Marigolds to Bloom for the Hindu Fire Walking Festival

TheGardenLady received this comment from Priven: Every year I try to grow tons of cracker jack marigolds but they never seem to bloom well and do their best. I need a huge volume of flowers for the Hindu Fire Walking Festival, but still get let down at the last minute. What am I doing wrong? […]

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Diagnosing Marigold Problems

                             Photo taken by juggzy_malone TheGardenLady received this question from Liz on her “Caring for Marigolds” post. I am growing marigolds in tall (3″) pots in a very sunny location of my backyard. In the pots I have also planted white flowering bacopa, ivy and a browny spikey grass (not sure of the name).  Everything in the […]

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Diseased Marigolds

                                              Alternaria TheGardenLady received this question from Helen. I just put in marigolds next to my tomatoes, as companion plants. I think I’ve overwatered them and it’s been rainy in Ithaca this year…White spots are forming on them. I don’t have a digital camera handy, or I’d show you what they look like. My daughter […]