SET B: The Patio Collection contains one packet each of the following: Alyssum, Aster, Candytuft, Dwarf Morning Glory, Indian Pink, Livingstone Daisy, Lobelia, Pansy, Petunia, Phlox, Pot Marigold
To use them, gather the winter-blooming pot marigold
flowers as they open.
Fill gaps left between spring and summer with tender perennials and easyto-grow annuals including cosmos, nigella and pot marigold
or calendula is an important herb, its petals used in preparing skin creams.
Yellower varieties of pot marigold
will give saffron-like colour to rice or soup, while the 'coffee cream' flower is good for adding to savoury dishes.
Use flowers of calendula, the pot marigold
, to colour cooked dishes in the same way that saffron does.
The calendula or pot marigold
(so called because it was used in Elizabethan cuisine to flavour stews - especially when the meat was on the old side) is 'Indian Prince', with crimson buds and crimson reverses to its petals.
juncea), Pot Marigold
(A) (Calendula officinalis), Shepherd's Purse (A) (Capsella bursa-pastoris), Cumin (A) (Cuminum cyminum), Rocket (A) Eruca vesicaria), Buckwheat (A) (Fagopyrum esculentum), Cleavers (A) (Galium aparine), Sunflower(A) (Helianthus annus), Cress (A) (Lepidium sativum), Flax (A) (Linum usitatissimum), Evening Primrose (B) (Oenothera biennis), Poppies, (A) (Papaver rhoeas and P.
Sometimes called the pot marigold
, they used to be eaten, added to potage or stew.
Encourage butterflies by planting catmint, mallow, pot marigold
, buddleia, Sedum spectabile, wild marjoram and candytuft.
Carol: It is getting a bit late now, although it is such a bountiful year you might just get a few late flowers from fast-growing annuals, such as pot marigold
She told visitors about the curing powers of the native Yorkshire plants on display, which included lady's mantle, pot marigold
Nettles made soup and horseradish perked up pottage, while pot marigold
, violet and chive flowers were also on the menu.
Also under the ``microscope'' will be naked oats, which contain around 30% more protein and 40--50% more oil than the hulled varieties, and calendula -- or pot marigold
-- often used by herbalists to treat digestive disorders and to remedy minor skin problems.
Contains one packet each of: Alyssum, Canterbury Bell, Cornflower, Gypsophila, Indian Pink, Larkspur, Love in a mist, Nasturtium, Pansy, Poppy, Pot marigold
and Sweet William.