Marigold seeds

Ricks66August 4, 2013

I have several quite successful marigold plants. I have also harvested many of the seeds from the buds. I noticed this morning however there are many small black seed looking things on the sidewalk under the plants. I know these aren't the marigold seeds but what are they? They look like large black grains of sand but are easily crushed with a knife blade.

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ROFL. I guess the joke is on me. With further investigation I figured out that the black "seeds" are actually caterpillar poop. I guess when you gotta go, you gotta go.

    Bookmark   August 4, 2013 at 12:51PM
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Lol! That's funny.

    Bookmark   August 26, 2013 at 11:22PM
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terrene(5b MA)

Do you have caterpillars on your marigolds? I wonder what kind of caterpillar that is. My petunias have had a few caterpillars this year. I try to pick them off.

    Bookmark   August 30, 2013 at 8:26PM
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