Is there an easier or happier plant in the world? Is there a more rewarding plant to grow, even for the youngest of us? I don’t think so!
If you buy 1 package of marigold seeds you can have marigolds for the rest of your life. When the flower head dries after blossoming you just gently tug it out and there you are, a handful of seeds to plant again. Marigolds are annuals, which means they only live 1 year. They grow, bloom their hearts out for a long summer full of color, then they dry up and you have to pull them out. If you have neglected to pull out the seeds then they will have fallen to the ground and taken refuge til the spring comes around again. At which point I really hope you like marigolds because you are going to have many