Calendula Seedlings

Calendula [Pot Marigold: not a true Marigold plant] is a lovely full headed flower used in salves, soap, lotions, creams, mouthwashes [gum and tooth infections] and teas [help treat bladder infections and ulcers of the stomach]. The leaves are also used for it’s medicinal properties in helping heal wounds and a skin soothing botanical. 🙂 It’s also great to treat those with chapped lips. ❤

I’ll be using the Calendula flowers in future salads, egg dishes, soups and stews. The dried petal form will be used in coloring-up tea cake loaves and Cinnamon/oat bread. 🙂

Germination of seeds to emerging takes five to fifteen days.
*Full sun lover. ❤

The Calendula seeds remind me of inch worms or Pillbugs. :)

The Calendula seeds remind me of inch worms or Pillbugs. 🙂

It only took five days to germinate. :D I am very thankful, due of how late in the season. If the herbs do not mature before the fall, that's okay. I can continue developing the herbs indoors with lighting and heat lamps. :)

It only took five days to germinate. 😀 I am very thankful, due of how late in the season. If the herbs do not mature before the fall, that’s okay. I can continue developing the herbs indoors with lighting and heat lamps. 🙂

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