1. Apply dolomite, rice husk and fertilizer over entire flower bed for soil fertility and pH balance.
2. Recommended size of marigold bed:
Depth : 25-30 cm depend on soil texture and irrigation system. For furrow system should be deeper
Width : 70-80 cm surface and 90-100 cm at basal.
Walking path between 30-40 cm width for convenience in harvesting stage.
3. Cover the bed with plastic mulch to prevent and reduce weed growth.
4. Piece the hole on plastic mulch. The holes diameter is about 5 inch. the spacing is depend on variety type .
Tall variety: 45 x 45 cm (or 55 x 55 cm for rainy season)
Semi-Tall variety: 45 x 45 cm (or 35 x 35 cm for winter)
Dwarf variety : 35 x 35 cm