Marigold petals

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September 22, 2016

I harvested some marigold and dried the petals for my flowers tea.

Marigold petals

CalendulaMarigold (or calendula) has big flowers, and can be also considered an ornamental plant.

Marigold seedsLeave some flowers on the plant to harvest the seeds.

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