What’s is your ‘must have’?

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I learned how to grow Nasturtium while working at a small garden center.

Working in the greenhouse I was instructed to drop 5 seeds into each little 4″pot.

Within no time, the little lily pad leaves were emerging.

I loved how quickly they grew and their slightly messy, trailing vines.

That was the first year I planted Nasturtium in our window boxes.

I don’t believe I have missed a year since.

Nasturtium is one of my ‘must haves’.

What are yours?

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The Heat Is On

The Heat Is On

Just what the garden has been waiting for!

The flowers were just waiting for the warm up to show their flowers.

It’s going to be a colorful week here in the little garden.

Nasturtium is one of my favorite flowers.

The entire plant is edible!  Add them to your fresh salad for a little peppery zip.

Now I just need some tasty heirloom tomatoes….come on garden!

The Edible Garden

The Edible Garden

What better way to top off a Summer salad then some pretty Pansy blossoms tossed in!
Pansies are edible–but only if purchased as an edible plant–or grown yourself in a chemical free garden like mine.
Or top a plate of cupcakes with a fresh little blossom!