Re: [gardeners] Marigolds

Annetta Green (
Mon, 18 Mar 2002 06:32:47 -0500

My favorite nursery is having problems with the rabbits eating the
marigolds!  She says they have gotten to about half the flats they planted
this season.
Anne in FL
zone 9b, sunset 26
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From: "George Shirley" <>
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Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2002 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: [gardeners] Marigolds

> We've grown them in our gardens for years, mixed in with the veggies.
Never had a problem with
> rabbits or nematodes so don't know if it was the marigolds or we just
didn't have the pests. Haven't
> noticed ours attracting spider mites nor slugs either. They do make a nice
splash of color in an
> otherwise monotone veggie garden and the grandchildren like to pick the
flowers. Sleepy Dawg thinks
> they smell almost good enough to roll in.
> George