Sunday, April 28, 2013

French Marigolds April 28, 2013

SOOC, French Marigolds, Tagetes patula
I bought these as companion plants for my tomatoes.
They, supposedly, repel insect pests and attract butterflies.

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  1. Gorgeous gold! The petals look like they are made of wax.

  2. Beautiful blooms. Have a fabulous week!

    Liz (mlc)
    Liz (yacb)

  3. Such a rich shade of gold! These flowers must look wonderful together!

  4. Wonderful colour. I am really starting to take a lot of these (sort of) abstract macros - it certainly makes you look closely at things.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  5. Lovely photo! I used to plant marigolds around my tomatoes. I'm not sure if it helped or not, but they do add some nice color!

  6. I've always wondered if marigolds (and I heard it has to be the French marigolds) really do repel pests, but it certainly doesn't hurt to try, and they are such a pretty color!

  7. They're very pretty and I love the colour.

  8. Stunning color and close up ... I would enjoy seeing these everyday!!
    MMY - 48

  9. Kove, love, love this color of marigolds. And your photo captured the richness of the color just perfectly. And if they don't repel insects, at least the tomato garden will be beautiful

  10. lol...I need to plant them around the pasture. The gnats have been horrible.

    Beautiful color.

  11. Marigolds were the first plant I learned to plant from seed. It is a plant of my childhood. Fond memories!!


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