Time to start the Nasturtium seeds.
A tradition for me, I plant them every year.
I use to always plant them in containers, or a window box,
then I visited a lovely garden where the gardener had them meandering all along the edges of her Perennials.
One of those moments–“Why didn’t I ever do that?”
Now the Nasturtium meander around the edges of my garden.

15 thoughts on “Nasturtium

  1. I wish they would grow better here in the South. They don’t do very well in the heat down here. I’ve always heard that they are a great companion plants for cucumbers, but I’ve never been able to grow them at the same time, because cukes like the heat and nasturtiums don’t.

    By the way, I love, love, love your header photo. Cheers me up every time I see it. What are they?

    1. Yes, I have had some hot Summers here too, that effects these pretty blossoms!
      Maybe you could try a pot of them in a shady spot!
      My header photo is a pot of Purple Basil seedlings…with the light just so perfect one morning in the greenhouse. Thank you so much for your kind comment! made my day garden friend!

      1. Great, I didn’t know the leaves were a possibility! I will have a look for the packets but I think the only indicators of variety were ‘trailing’ and another ‘mixed’…

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