8 Review (s)

  1. Tatyana Bratyshkina, Smolensk

    I have almost no annuals at my dacha, but I plant nasturtium every year. This beauty has been pleasing me with its bright colors for many years in a row.
    Nasturtium can be sown directly in open ground, or it can be grown as seedlings. To speed up flowering, I sow no more than five seeds per seedling in early May, after soaking them in warm water for a day. I immediately allocate a separate glass for each seed.
    At the end of May or beginning of June, depending on the weather, I transplant the seedlings into open ground. I plant a couple of them in large flowerpots (I bought coniferous plants in them, which I then planted on the site), the rest - in a flowerbed. I only add ash to the soil.
    Nasturtium grows well, which must be taken into account when planting. This is an unpretentious flower, yet bright and beautiful. All care consists of watering and removing faded flowers. If desired, you can feed the plants with flower fertilizer or mullein solution during the summer.

    I collect seeds as they ripen. I dry it and store it until next season.

  2. Daria Svetlichna

    Nasturtium in flowerpots
    For the third year now I have been growing nasturtium on the balcony, admiring its large bright flowers. I also like the way it grows profusely with its elegant round leaves.
    I sow seeds in mid-May in the universal soil "Mother Earth" in small transparent containers - 3 pcs. at a short distance from each other, I moisten the soil. I cover the containers with plastic wrap and air them from time to time. When the shoots that have appeared grow up a little, I take them out to the balcony. After the roots are entwined with an earthen lump, I transplant them into larger pots and put them in partial shade. This is an unpretentious plant. I feed once every two weeks with fertilizer for flowering. I water it with settled water, preventing the soil from drying out - the culture is hygrophilous. I have not yet observed pests and diseases on it.

    At the end of summer and autumn, when the temperature does not rise above +10 degrees, I bring nasturtium into the house. I place it not far from the window, water it moderately. By this time, it is already fading, but I continue to admire its foliage until the very moment of cutting (I grow it as an annual).

    Nasturtium in the country: not only a flower but also a useful plant

  3. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)

    For the past eight years I have been experimenting with nasturtium on my site. At first I bought seeds, and then I collected my own and in May sowed directly into the ground. But pre-soaked them for a day in the water. Swollen seeds are usually planted in the garden nests: 3-4 seeds in each hole. They sprout in a couple of weeks. And flowering begins about a month and a half after the emergence of seedlings. All this time, before flowering, I feed nasturtium seedlings with complete complex fertilizer (3-4 times a month). Seeing how, thanks to nasturtium, my garden plot was transformed, the neighbors became interested in growing such simple-looking flowers. Now the beauty in their garden is incredible!

    Nasturtium is a real assistant to the garden, because it scares off many pests with its smell, in particular whiteflies and cabbage. You can sow the seeds of this culture near potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and cabbage. Protect nasturtium and beans with pumpkin. Its smell attracts many beneficial insects to the garden, so it is advisable to place the flower bed near fruit trees.

  4. Raisa Fedorovna

    Last summer I saw a garden plot on which nasturtium grew in huge pots and hanging pots. The sight is bewitching. Imagine cascades of bright flowers of sunny shades! This summer I want to settle the same beauty in my country house. Tell me what to consider so as not to fail.

    • OOO "Sad"

      Nasturtium grows best in warm sunny places, as well as in light partial shade. If you place the plants on the north and east side, then the flowering will be sparse. This flower has many advantages. It is resistant to rain and wind, will easily endure drought, but dies at the first frost.

      The most advantageous plants look in large pots, hanging pots and long boxes. Nasturtium will look great along with calendula, marigolds and petunias, if they have a similar color.
      In order for nasturtium not to drive lush green tops, but to please with flowers, several rules must be taken into account. Before flowering, fertilizers should be applied at least 1 time per week using complex mixtures. As soon as the foliage grows, top dressing must be stopped. After the nasturtium blooms, all attention - watering. But it is required when the earthen lump has dried. Excessive moisture will result in a lack of flowers. Since these plants are very delicate, they can break. Therefore, it is better to sow seeds immediately in a cache-pot, pots and boxes.

  5. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)

    This tender flower is afraid of frost, so I do not hurry to plant it. Before planting seeds for a day I fill with hot water - this will speed up germination. I sow in open soil at the end of May or June.

    Holes do at a distance of 10-15, see In each stack 3-4 seeds to a depth of 3-5,
    After the appearance of the first shoots (after about 2 weeks), the weaker sprouts are carefully removed.

    Nadezhda Zakharenko

  6. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)

    A beautiful grade of nasturtium
    Nasturtium 'Orange Ray' (Tropaeolum)

    A perennial plant, which in the middle band is grown as an annual one. Forms highly branched flesh up to 1,5 m long. The leaves are dark green, bright orange flowers with a yellow throat look extremely effective against their background. Nasturtium dissolves in early July (if grown through seedlings, then earlier). Blossoms until the first frost.
    Nasturtium is photophilic and very sensitive to low temperatures, it does not tolerate even weak frosts. It grows best and blossoms most abundantly on fertile soils, loamy or sandy loamy.

    Propagation by seeds, very rarely by cuttings. Growing nasturtium is not difficult: it's enough to throw seeds into the soil at the end of spring and water it. Although some gardeners grow seedlings - for an earlier flowering.

    To do this, the seeds are sown in early May. Shoots appear in two weeks. But there is one caveat: nasturtium does not tolerate transplanting, so when planting in a permanent place, try to transfer the plant as carefully as possible from the pot to the ground, preserving the earthen coma as much as possible. Using. Nasturtium can be used as a groundcover, as well as for vertical gardening


  7. Svetlana

    I grow nasturtium for a long time. I love her for her unpretentious beauty and delicate aroma.
    I like her unusual taste in salads and healing properties.
    Seyu nasturtium seeds in the soil (beforehand for a day they soak) in mid-May.
    When the bushes grow splendidly, there is no sin and enjoy its leaves and fruits. When preparing a vegetable salad, I add 3-4 fresh young leaves to it - they give a spicy taste to the salad.
    I use the healing properties of nasturtium. They have leaves and flowers, but most of all-seeds. Leaves and flowers I harvest all summer, I collect seeds in
    August and September. I dry it well and harvest it, I store it in cardboard boxes.
    Here are the recipes:
    • decoction of herbs of nasturtium with honey rinse the mouth with lesions of the oral mucosa;
    • Alcoholic tincture of nasturtium leaves and nettle stinging is rubbed into the scalp to stimulate hair growth;
    • Infusion of herbs nasturtium I take with nephrolithiasis, bronchitis, various skin rashes.
    Here is such an amazing nasturtium flower - a familiar stranger!


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