How to Grow Nasturtuims From Seed

Nasturtiums are one of the most useful, edible flowers you can grow. They are a great companion plant as they attract beneficial insects and also it's leaves and flowers can be eaten with a...

Helen Chesnut: Nasturtiums do best if they're spread out - Times Colonist

A favourite flower from childhood is the nasturtium. I remember planting them with my father in the front yard of our Tattersall Drive home.

For lovers of this charming, cheery flower, there are many novelty forms to enjoy. One beauty that has done well for me is ‘Cream Purple Spot’ from T&T Seeds. The plants are compact and bushy, the flowers pale cream with a splash of purple...


  1. Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. Here’s how to grow your own nasturtiums!
  2. Tropaeolum / t r ə ˈ p iː ə l əm, t r oʊ-/, commonly known as nasturtium (/ n ə ˈ s t ɜːr ʃ əm, n æ-/; literally "nose-twister" or "nose-tweaker"), is a genus of roughly 80 species of annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants.It was named by Carl Linnaeus in his book Species Plantarum, and is the only genus in the family Tropaeolaceae.The nasturtiums received their common ...
  3. Nasturtium (/ n ə ˈ s t ɜːr ʃ əm /) is a genus of seven plant species in the family Brassicaceae (cabbage family), best known for the edible watercresses Nasturtium microphyllum (Rorippa microphylla) and Nasturtium officinale (R. nasturtium-aquaticum). Nasturtium was previously synonymised with Rorippa, but molecular evidence supports its maintenance as a distinct genus more closely ...
  4. Overview Information Nasturtium is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine. People take nasturtium in combination with other herbs for urinary tract infections ...
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flower orange nasturtiums
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Nasturtiums round the greenhouse door
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