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Marigold seeds

Posted by Ricks66 none (My Page) on
Sun, Aug 4, 13 at 12:11

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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RE: Marigold seeds

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.


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RE: Marigold seeds

  • Posted by cghpnd 7 / N.Virginia (My Page) on
    Mon, Aug 26, 13 at 23:22

Lol! That's funny.


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RE: Marigold seeds

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.


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