|Cindy Rippe's Crown Fold with Marigolds from a previous post.|
They have medicinal qualities, are used by gardeners as an insect repellent, and by cooks as a spicy seasoning. Their bright colors are used to make brilliant dyes for fabrics, cosmetics and foods according to 1st in Flowers.com.
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The hidden meaning of the Marigold during the Victorian era was "My thoughts are with You."
"There ought to be gardens for all months in the year, in which, severally, things of beauty may be then in season." - Sir Francis Bacon