Edible Flowers: Growing Nasturtiums


Nasturtiums are wonderful companion plants to your vegetable bed. Not only are they beautiful and edible, they repel bugs that dislike   their peppery scent. They also attract pollinators. Every part of the nasturtiums are edible. They're very easy to grow from seeds. Sow some seeds around the borders of your vegetable beds. They make wonderful containers plants also. 

They do not prefer fertilizer. Fertilizer causes them to produce fewer blooms. They actually like poor soil. 

Sow the seeds about 1/2 inch deep, 10-12 inches apart in the early spring. They should appear in about 7-10 days. 

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