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Varigated Leaf Nasturtiums.....


By jacque


Today i went on a Seed Hunt, 1st i had a peek@the Varigated Nasurtium plant as it seems to be dying off now :( I lifted the Plant&found loads of Seeds laying on the Bark Mulch !

Wow ! i thought as i looked closer i could see lots of them were still Green ?
HHHHHhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmm thats strange i always thought seeds go brown before they Drop or Split?
? Anyway i started2pick them up from the ground &noticed theres still loads on the Plant 2 fall off yet!

How cool is thats il have loads&loads 2 sow now :)

U can see the 3stages here ? :)

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Great blog Jacque.
If I had looked here first, I would have had an answer to my question on your picture. I quite like Nasturtiums, had never grown them before. But from your earlier pics mine just are not flowering well. I like the variegated ones, think I'll try them next year.

13 Aug, 2008


You can eat the leaves as well Jacque, in salads they taste peppery , the seeds are also capers to eat I believe , i,m not at all sure what they do with them , pickle them I suppose

13 Aug, 2008


Yes me &my Teenagers eat the leafs &think they taste like Radishs :) MMMMmmmmmmmmm

13 Aug, 2008


i love nasturtiums, i always collect the seeds, i have my sister doing the same now.
good blog jacque.

13 Aug, 2008


Thanx All im Glad u enjoyed it :)

13 Aug, 2008


Hi Jacque,
Well done and I'm sure Spritz will be pleased to hear your news as well.
Don't tell Peter, the site administrator----He will try to eat them!!!

13 Aug, 2008


LOL i wont dont worry :) lol

13 Aug, 2008


thanks for that - I've learnt something new!

13 Aug, 2008


Cool we learnt together then Sid :)

13 Aug, 2008


How come you were able to go seed hunting Jacque? Did you have your wellies on and your umbrella up? It's been tipping down here! I've just got back from a trip into N.Devon to my very favourite Garden Centre ( a treat from me to me for my birthday) and I got AB-SO-LUTE-LY soaked - in spite of their huge umbrellas they loan out! It was worth it, though. Bought some nice plants to fill the gaps and cheer the garden (and me) up with instant colour!

13 Aug, 2008


Well Spritz it was Sunny here 1st thing this morning until about 1ish then it started with heavy showers & we also had some thunder about 4! Sorry it rained 4 your Birtday treat :( But im glad u didnt let this Horrid weather spoil it4u :) A Happy Birthday & Many Many Happy Returns Spritz XXX

13 Aug, 2008


Thanks Jacque!

13 Aug, 2008


Happy birthday, Barbara.
Glad your birthday treat was fruitful, looking forward to seeing what found its way into your birthday bag :-)
Yesterday I got drenched when the heavens opened not long after I had ventured out to trim the hazel hedge, but today between showers I managed to give it a more normal look from the road side. When the sun shines properly I shall give it a decent trim and shred the pile of cuttings.
I haven't grown Nasturtiums for years, they are like a magnet for blackfly.

13 Aug, 2008


I usually just leave the Nast. seeds to fall on the ground and re-grow next year, but I think it would be a good idea to collect some . Then I can plant them where I want them instead of them coming up all over the place. Great blog Jacque :o)

14 Aug, 2008

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