Marigolds, known for their striking daisy or carnation-like flower-heads in shades of sunny yellow and fiery orange, are a captivating addition to any garden. These blooms can be found adorning your landscape either as solitary blossoms or clustered together in cheerful displays.
When you choose to plant marigold seeds in the spring, you're setting the stage for a summer garden that bursts with colour and vitality. But here's a unique twist – marigolds aren't just eye-catching; they can also serve a dual purpose. Consider sowing them in your vegetable patch as an edible flower, adding a delightful touch of flavour and beauty to your culinary endeavours. Find out how to grow marigolds in our growing guide.