Marigold Flowers in Deck Pots

Anonymous added on July 10, 2011 | Answered

It has been very hot here, 100 degrees lately, and all my marigolds are dying. They are all brown and shrivelled up, yet they still have yellow flower tops. I water every day when it is very hot. Why are they drying up and dying?

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Answered on July 11, 2011

Even with watering everyday, they are still not getting enough water. In heat like that, you will want to water twice a day and water the pot for several minutes to make sure it is thoroughly soaked.

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