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October Birth Flower

October’s
Birth Flower:
the Marigold

  • The name marigold is derived from "Mary's gold."
  • Marigold foliage naturally has a musky, pungent scent, although some varieties have been bred to be scentless.
  • Because they deter common insect pests, marigolds are often planted near tomato, eggplant, chili pepper, tabacco, and patato crops.
October Birthstone

October’s Birthstone
Opal

  • The name opal derives from a Greek word meaning "to see a change." Opals range in color from milky white to black with flashes of yellow, orange, green, red and blue
  • In the Middle Ages, the opal was belived to confer the power of invisibility if wrapped in a fresh bay leaf and held in the hand.
October Zodiac Signs

October
Zodiac Signs

Libra
(September 23 to October 22)
Qualities: Harmonious, Peaceful, Fair, Objective, Pleasant

Scorpio
(October 22 to November 21)
Qualities: Fierce, Intense, Loyal, Ambitious, Passionate