Nasturtium

Nasturtium

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!
      Stacey

      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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