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Calendula

October 21, 2011
Calendula officinalis, Asteraceae, Pot Marigol...

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Good Life Garden Calendula Calendula officinalis In Our Garden Calendula is an edible flower that also goes by the name of souci, marybud, bulls eye, garden marigold, holligold, pot marigold, and common marigold. Bon Bon Orange A good pot marigold, this variety of flower includes apricot, yellow and orange petals. In History Its name comes from the Latin calendae, meaning “the first day of the month.” Cultivation Growing Tips: Marigolds are excellent container plants and are very tolerant of any soil that is not too wet. It self-seeds prolifically but never becomes invasive. Thanks to the agreeable climate of the Central Valley, this flower brings lasting color to your garden from late fall until early spring. Did You Know Calendula has antiseptic, antifungal, and antibacterial properties, and was used during the Civil War by doctors to treat open woun

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  1. December 3, 2011 9:11 am

    Its official I have begun making my own Calendula infused in olive oil and planning to make a tincture as well so far I have in the process St Johns wart and kava kava within the next couple of days I will also tincture Lemon Balm and rosemary that I grew fun,fun fun since I don’t uses alcohol I used glycerine I LET YOU KNOW HOW THEY ARE DOING!!

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