Calendula Plant profile

• Scientific name: Calendula officinalis • Growth habit: An upright to rounded cool season annual growing to 18 inches tall and equally wide. The leaves are medium green, elliptic in shape and growing to 6 inches long and 2 inches wide. • Light: Plant in full sun to lightly shaded locations. • Water needs: Prefers […]

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Planting calendula seeds for christmas

It was sticker shock that had me talking my six-year-old into helping me gather sunflower and calendula seeds from our yard a few weeks ago. A few dozen sunflower seeds had been nearly $3; same with the calendula, seeds so impossibly lightweight that the paper packet must have weighed four or five times its contents. […]

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Herb of the year learning

Sussex House member Angela Giuliano shows some of the thousands of calendula flower petals her group used to make a healing calendula salve. NEWTON — Located on the Newton Memorial campus, Sussex House is a psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery program for adults experiencing psychiatric illnesses that have interfered with their lives in some way. The […]

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Calendula — beautiful flower and healing herb health

Calendula (Calendula officinalis), has several aliases, like pot calendula, pot marigold, Garden Marigold, Gold-Bloom, Holligold, Marigold, Marybud, and Zergul. It has an orange or yellow flower and is native to the Mediterranean area. Calendula got its name because it blooms every new moon. The name «marigold» refers to the Virgin Mary, and the flower is […]

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The Calendula.name was born

I’m trying to scour the various Lost sites and message boards and compile all of the calendula I hope to get a post up about that information Check calendula.name soon

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