Tagetes erecta

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Noun1.Tagetes erecta - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower headsTagetes erecta - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America
marigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
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A combination of salt sprinkled around the house, paraffin, some plants called Mexican marigold that smelled like a serious nuclear leak, burning rags, ash and physically beating the ants with a big branch.
| KEEPING GARDENS HEALTHY The Mexican marigold (Tagetes minuta) is sometimes used to try to control root knot nematodes that can lead to stunted growth.
Although current knowledge is uncertain, the Mexican marigold (Tagetes minuta) is sometimes used in an attempt to control root knot nematodes - wormlike animals found on the roots of some plants that can lead to stunted growth.
A variety of winter flowering plants are blooming at the riverside park from late December through January, and these include Petunia, Salvia farinacea, Wax begonia, and Mexican marigold, according to the HEO.
I couldn't find anything on the menu that didn't sound delicious but I eventually opted for crispy Brownsea Island rock oysters, Purbeck cider cured Portland brill and south coast hake with Dorset cockles followed by Mexican marigold and kaffir lime Swiss roll.
Mexican marigold can play an important role in food preservation, food preparation and as an excellent food spice.