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Why Grow Marigolds?

By: for Natural News on May 6, 2015
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"By growing these flowers in your yard, you can be assured that mosquitoes will leave you alone and you'll be helping out your local bees, too." 

Marigolds are beautiful, strong smelling herbaceous flowers that are widely grown throughout the world. They are very easy to take care of and rarely have problems with pests. They have only a few natural enemies; of these, the most common are frost, slugs, and snails.

Marigolds will stay in bloom all the way until autumn, right up to the first frost. They will bloom more profusely if you remove the dead flowers from the plant. You can grow big marigolds, small marigolds, marigolds of many colors, even edible marigolds. The varieties of marigolds are endless, and almost all of them have a strong and glorious fragrance (though they have even developed a cultivar without much of a sm

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