The lone marigold seed

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I had bought some marigold seeds online and of the lot,sadly
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just one germinated. I carefully nurtured it not expecting any results as the sapling looked weak. But it did not disappoint me. It gave out beautiful flowers.

This plant is no more but I carefully collected the seeds and I am happy to say I will now have marigolds for posterity

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That's the thing about seeds. Some packets have 20, some have 500, but even if you only get only one seed to grow, it's still a better deal than paying for a grown plant.

Very nice, by the way! and that plant with the thorns terrifies me! :LOL:
 
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Buying seeds is like buying lottery tickets;)
Your marigold looks really pretty and healthy. It's great that you managed to colect more seeds:)
 
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One year my marigolds were just amazing, healthy and bushy. So at the end of the season, I collected the seeds from them and replanted them the following year. They came out just fantastic, but then slowly just disappeared. I just bought some new seeds and can't wait to see if these seeds are as good.

Your look wonderful and healthy!
 
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One year my marigolds were just amazing, healthy and bushy. So at the end of the season, I collected the seeds from them and replanted them the following year. They came out just fantastic, but then slowly just disappeared. I just bought some new seeds and can't wait to see if these seeds are as good.

Your look wonderful and healthy!
Flowers always do the disappearing act and we have to start the ball rolling all over again (lol)
 
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I love marigolds, they're beautiful plants :) We had several of those, he used to plant a lot edibles, he said marigolds scared away some unwanted pests. I don't remember which ones, but my dad swore by it.
 
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I have to agree that that plant with the thorns is terrifying. It looks like something I would keep hurting myself on. However, that marigold plant will continue to be beautiful. I planted a whole flower garden of seeds and we are doing a waiting game. I'm getting a little ansty.
 

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Out of a whole packet of seeds, i've only got one Mariglod left, rougue snail in the greenhouse :rolleyes:
 
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Buying seeds is like buying lottery tickets;)
Your marigold looks really pretty and healthy. It's great that you managed to colect more seeds:)

I have to be careful now to keep on planting lest they should disappear.
 
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I have to agree that that plant with the thorns is terrifying. It looks like something I would keep hurting myself on. However, that marigold plant will continue to be beautiful. I planted a whole flower garden of seeds and we are doing a waiting game. I'm getting a little ansty.

That is one kind of euphorbia. I multiplied several from one plant. They have been there since the last few years and have behaved themselves. :)
Marigolds will yield. Yes. Patience is the name of the game :)
 
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I love marigolds, they're beautiful plants :) We had several of those, he used to plant a lot edibles, he said marigolds scared away some unwanted pests. I don't remember which ones, but my dad swore by it.
I too have heard about marigolds chasing away pests.
 

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I've planted another packet :D
 

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The packet of Marigold seeds I had have not produced one plant. It was an old packet so it seems they are all dried up.
 

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