She is having fun throwing rocks at miss lottie's marigolds and calling her a witch. she starts chanting, "old witch, fell in a ditch, picked up a penny and thought she was rich!"
She starts to regret what she has done, but still can't conrol her emotions and decides that she should go back, however her anger takes over and she destroys all the marigolds.
At the end she is all grown up and regrets what she did that day so to tey and make it right she grows marigolds at her house in honor of miss lottie. She also never forgets that day were she made miss lottie never wanna plant marigolds ever again.