Nasturtiums are a gardener's dream. They are virtually carefree once established. Snails and slugs don't seem to be interested in them. The leaves have a beauty of their own, reminiscent of water lily pads. Nasturtium seeds also have their place in the kitchen - they can be pickled and used in place of capers.
Red Rubin Basil
Red Rubin, originating from India has a stronger flavor than sweet basil and reddish-purple leaves, creating a unique look in salads. Red Rubin performs well in the garden and in patio containers with the perfect combination of ornamental appeal and intense, spicy flavor.
Lollo Rossa – Lettuce
Lollo Rosso, for which you pay premium prices for in the supermarket is one of the easiest, trouble free lettuces you can grow. It's a cut-and-come-again, if you pick the outer leaves, the plant will continue to grow. Given the right conditions this type of lettuce will produce leaves for three months or more.