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6 Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with Growing Calendula this Year

There are many beneficial reasons for growing Calendula in your garden this year. Calendula is easy to grow from seed and can be started indoors. While it blooms, it attracts beneficial insects. Calendulas continue to bloom until there is a frost. They are a wonderful companion plants to vegetables and herbs. Harvesting and drying flower heads is easy and offer medicinal properties that are beneficial to our skin. Calendula cream is used by cancer patients undergoing radiation treatments. While marigolds are easier to buy in garden centers, the benefits that Calendula plants offer can be worth it. High Vibe Gardeners are always on the lookout for plants that align with nature and are easy going companions with the plants that have already taken up residence in the garden. Consider giving Calendula a chance at least once and see for yourself if it makes a difference.