I’ve hardly mentioned…

the pot marigolds Flighty’s favourites this year, and only shown a few pictures, as they didn’t fare well though the dry, hot summer. Thankfully the recent cooler, damp weather seems to have revived them and are now flowering again.


There’s the full range of colours –  yellow, orange and biscuit – in various combinations, along with a few of the creamy-white variety Snow Princess. 


It’s the horticultural society show on Saturday and this year I’m really struggling to find anything suitable so it looks like I’ll only have a handful of entries at most.  Once again I’ll be there all day helping and stewarding, which I’m looking forward to.

Have a good weekend!


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18 Responses to I’ve hardly mentioned…

  1. Jo says:

    I like all the colours that Flighty’s Favourites come in. Many of my plants haven’t done so well this year, they were somewhat neglected whilst we were on holiday in the hot, dry summer and never recovered. Good luck at the weekend, I hope the entries you do have do well.

  2. menhir1 says:

    Wishing you lots of fun and success at the Horticultural Society show. The marigolds are so very cheery and bright, I’m glad they revived for you. xx

  3. CJ says:

    Lovely to see them flowering well again. No doubt lots of people will be struggling to find perfect entries for the show. I hope you have a few things you can enter. Good luck, and I hope it’s an enjoyable day! CJ xx

  4. Jade says:

    You grow such beautiful pot marigolds. I’m glad that the cooler weather has done them good.
    Hope you enjoy yourself at the horticultural society show!
    Thanks and same to you!

  5. Liz says:

    Your Flighty’s favourites have certainly perked up. I sowed some at the herb garden and they are slowly showing signs of life.
    Good luck with the horticultural society show. It sounds as though the hot summer will have many gardeners searching for specimens to enter.

  6. Lovely to see the marigolds, such nice colours.
    Enjoy the horticultural society show on Saturday.

    All the best Jan

  7. nikkipolani says:

    Here’s to wishing you success in the entries you do manage!

  8. I am glad the rain has revived this most cheering of flowersxx

  9. snowbird says:

    How lovely! Mine are still growing from the seed you sent me many moons ago. Hope you sort some entries!xxx

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