Friday 27 July 2012

Green Day 6

Fiona at Raindrops and Daisies hosts Green Day. Just post a photo of something green and link back to her blog. Quick and easy . . . 
I love the marbling on this nasturtium leaf. It makes a very pretty foil for the yellow and orange flowers. All parts of the nasturtium are edible - the seeds can be pickled to make Poor Man's Capers. The only trouble is that you have to get to the plant before the black fly do . . .


  1. Gefällt mir sehr gut...

    Lieben Gruß und Carpe Diem

  2. that is really beautiful! so many shades on one gorgeous leaf. :)

  3. The markings on the leaves are so pretty.

  4. Lovely! One of my favorites!

  5. Nice shot of a pretty leaf. Enjoy the weekend. Pamela in Canada

  6. Hello to you!

    Have been on holiday so am busy busy playing catch up with my favourite blogs!

    Thanks so much for linking up this weekend.

    Hope you have a lovely relaxed Olypmic weekend.

    x Fiona

  7. ps just looked at my typo above - groan!!!


  8. I like, delicious greens, this sheet is a charm. Greetings.

  9. Hello,
    Very beautiful nasturtium leaf♡♡♡ Oh, edible plant, is this♬♬♬ Wish you can Take Care the black fly!!!
    Sending you lots of love and hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

  10. Beautiful picture you show.
    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    Wishing you a good weekend :)

  11. Beautiful! I'm fascinated by leaves.

  12. I've never seen a variegated nasturtium leaf. It is beautiful. The 'normal' one is taking over my vegetable garden as we speak, but I love the colourful flowers, so I'm far too relaxed about it and am not cutting it back hard enough ;-)

  13. Very nice photo! All shades of green!

  14. What a gorgeous leaf. You might not pay attention to the whole plant, but when you reflect on the beauty of that single leaf, you understand Mother Nature's gift.

  15. Today I decided to visit some other blogs then the one I usual read. I came over from Gattina.
    I like nasturtium very taste in a salad. I have to confess I didn't plant any this year and I don't have much in bloom now.
    Hope you get a chance to stop on over and the coffee is on.

  16. That is indeed a lovely leaf - and a good shot :)
    Many thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog - I really appreciate it.

  17. The mottling on this leaf is gorgeous! Have you ever had nasturtium jelly? You make a strong tea of the flowers, then make jelly as normal. Red with an orange tone to it, and tasty!
    The flowers and leaves can also be used in salads.


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