The Gardener's Network
Nav Menu

Even More How to Grow: 

About Trees

Bushes 'n Shrubs

Plant Problems

 Garden Recipes


Visit Our Other Sites:

Garden Hobbies

Holiday Insights

Pumpkin Nook



Amazon.com
Search for:
Flowers
Annuals
Perennials
Bulbs

How to Grow Land Cress and Watercress

Watercress is a dark green, leafy vegetable with a bitter, peppery taste. It's bitter taste is cause for most people to avoid it. This member for the mustard family grows in streambeds, another reason it is not found in the home garden. Watercress is harvested before the flowers bloom as it becomes too bitter and pungent to eat.

It is used in salads, and as a garnish. It is very perishable, so plan to buy it the day you serve it. You can keep it in the refrigerator for short periods of time, but keep it in water.

Herbal applications: Water cress is used for bladder and kidney problems.


More Information:

Our Garden Recipe Collection





*******

Shop For:

Composters  

Garden Seeds & Supplies

Live Plants  

Seed Trays

Soil Testers

Cell Phones

Clothing - Fashions

Electronic Best Sellers

Groceries


| Home | How to Grow | Flowers | Fruit | Bulbs | Vegetables | Lawn Care | Pumpkins | House Plants |
||
Herbs | Organic | Plant Problems | Bushes 'n Shrubs | Trees | 4 the Birds | Garden Recipes |


Copyright 1999 - 2021 © by Premier Star Company