Marigolds are such cheerful flowers providing colors summer through fall. Marigolds are a sign of warm or fierce undying love. There are over 50 species of marigolds. They need lots of sun and do bloom better in poor soil.
In the 60's Burpee's President campaigned to have the marigold named the national flower, but the rose won out. Use the bright petals give spicy tang to summer salads.
Reminders - now is the time to divide some perennials. To find out when & how to divide perennials check out this article from Better Homes & Gardens