Add a pop of color to your garden and a spicy tang to your food by growing and cooking with peppery nasturtiums.
Impressionist artist Claude Monet planted rambling nasturtiums along a pathway in his garden at Giverny, France.
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Striking nasturtium flowers are magnificent in the garden or topping a fresh salad.
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Nasturtiums are available in climbing and semi-trailing forms, perfect for growing over a fence or trellis.
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Dwarf cultivars are ideal for groundcovers, as well.
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Aphids are a young plant's biggest threat. Learn how to defeat them with a French folk method, described in the article.
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Nasturtium blooms, leaves, and seedpods are edible, but their flavor isn't subtle!
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Give these historic cultivars an honored spot in your garden: 'Dwarf Cherry Rose'; 'Empress of India'; 'King Theodore'; 'Yellow Canary Creeper' (pictured); 'Vesuvius.
Seeds are available at www.RareSeeds.com