But once the flowers were spent, she couldn't always remember which was the orange calendula and which was the yellow one, or which scabiosa was lavender and which was deep purple.
Particularly good trap crops include: green lettuce, cabbage, calendula , marigolds, comfrey leaves, zinnias and beans.
Many flowers are edible, the most common culinary varieties being calendula , chrysanthemum, daylily, nasturtium, pansy, violet and zucchini.
Reserve some space for colorful annuals like zinnia, marigold, calendula , alyssum, and cosmos.
The calendula or pot marigold is a symbol of sunny days with good health, joy, and affection.
Soothe dry skin irritations with chamomile, lavender, jasmine, elder flowers, red clover and herbs such as Irish moss, calendula , comfrey, marshmallow root and violets.
Edible flowers such as nasturtium, calendula , and borage do well at the base.
Plant calendula to encourage hoverflies whose larvae will eat huge quantities of greenflies.
Buy young plants of calendula , Iceland poppy, pansy, primrose, snapdragon, stock, and viola.
These include sweet peas. calendulas , poppies and larkspur.