Have you ever wondered about Nasturtium?
Botanical name: #tropaeolummajus
🌺 As companion planting and pest control:
👉 Companions to broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, kale, kohlrabi, pumpkins, squash, tomato and radish.
Can be used as a trap crop for aphids.
🌺 As herbal medicine:
👉 It has high levels of vitamin C. Very good to eat for infections like bronchitis, flu and colds because of the antimicrobial properties of the plant.
🌺 As culinary:
👉 You can pickle Nasturtium seeds.
Both the young leaves and flowers are edible and offer a sharp taste similar to watercress or radish.