This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V20", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
In very dry and hot seasons Nasturtiums are not as good as they anight be, but in seasons such as the last, they •are wonderfully beautiful objects. On the grounds of Washington Pastorius, Esq., of Germantown, last Autumn, we saw a specimen of the variety T. Lobbianum hybridum, (see cut) which •attracted universal attention. If the roots are in a cool piece of ground, the plants themselves do not mind the Summer heat.