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Nasturtiums in salads

By: Garden Gate staff
Not only are nasturtiums beautiful garden flowers, they’re edible! Add leaves and flowers to salads and summer pizzas for a spicy, peppery taste.

Nasturtiums in salads

nasturtiums in salads

Not only are nasturtiums beautiful garden flowers, they’re edible! Add leaves and flowers to salads and summer pizzas for a spicy, peppery taste. They’re also high in vitamin C. The bright flower color will surely add a punch to your cooking.

Plant some nasturtiums in a container by the kitchen for easy access. Grow them in full sun in moist, well-drained average soil. Of course, if you’re going to eat the flowers or leaves, don’t use pesticides or chemical fertilizer on or near the plants.

Published: Aug. 5, 2008
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