Cheerful Calendula

In any year, the darker days of winter need some bright flowers to cheer us up – and calendula is a perfect solution here in the Southwest.  Say “C” (si!) for calendula! It is cheerful, charming, and can easily be grown! Useful Calendula Calendula (Calendula officinalis) has a long history of human use as an herb – one with a wealth of uses. Calendula can really shine in the kitchen. Cooks use calendula leaves and petals (botanically they are florets) steamed as a vegetable and to make pudding, dumplings, wine […]