Talking About Nasturtiums: Great Artical!

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Talking About Nasturtiums

By wildflowers
April 12, 2010

I have a personal fondness for this old-fashioned flower. Its delicate fragrance takes me back to when I was a young girl spending many hours in the garden. The taste of the sweet nectar from the spur of the nasturtium, the skipper butterflies fluttering around, and the ladybugs . . . I'm transported back in time.

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Apr 12, 2010 8:48 PM CST
Great artical Christine! I put some nasturtium flowers on a salad last summer we took to a bbq and it was a hit! I enjoyed the nectar in the spur too!
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Apr 13, 2010 8:10 AM CST
Thank you steve. I appreciate your compliment.

I bet your salad looked and tasted great with the nasturtium flowers sitting brightly on top. Although the flowers appear so delicate like tissue, they are actually quite durable and make a terrific long lasting garnish.
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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