Everybody Needs a Companion! Tips on Companion Planting in the Garden.

Here's a little something to help you plan your garden. Notice that most plants LOVE BASIL + OREGANO so you can't go wrong with them.


Excerpt taken from Mother Earth News:


Basil

Plant near: most garden crops

Keep away from: rue

Comments: improves the flavor and growth of garden crops, especially tomatoes and lettuce. Repels mosquitoes.


Chives

Plant near: apples, berries, carrots, grapes, peas, roses, tomatoes.

Keep away from:

Comments: Improves flavor and growth of companions. Deters aphids and Japanese beetles.


Dill

Plant near: broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, lettuce, onions

Keep away from: carrots

Comments: Improves flavor and growth of cabbage family plants.


Eggplant

Plant near: green beans, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes

Keep away from:

Comments: green beans deter Colorado potato beetles.


Marigolds

Plant near: all garden crops

Keep away from:

Comments: stimulates vegetable growth and deters bean beetles, aphids, potato bugs, squash bugs, nematodes, and maggots.


Nasturtiums

Plant near: apples, beans, cabbage family, greenhouse crops, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, squash

Keep away from:

Comments: repels aphids, potato bugs, squash bugs, striped pumpkin beetles, and Mexican bean beetles and destroys white flies in greenhouses.


Oregano

Plant near: all garden crops

Keep away from:

Comments: deters many insect pests.


Parsley

Plant near: corn, roses, tomatoes

Keep away from:

Comments:


Peppers

Plant near: basil, carrots, eggplant, onions, parsley, tomatoes

Keep away from: fennel, kohlrabi


Rosemary

Plant near: beans, cabbage, carrots

Keep away from:

Comments: repels bean beetles, cabbage moths, and carrot flies.


Sage

Plant near: cabbage family, carrots, tomatoes

Keep away from: cucumbers

Comments: deters cabbage moths and carrot flies. Invigorates tomato plants.


Thyme

Plant near: all garden crops

Keep away from:

Comments: deters cabbage moths.


Tomatoes

Plant near: asparagus, basil, cabbage family, carrots, gooseberries, mustard, parsley, onions, rosemary, sage, stinging nettles

Keep away from: fennel, kohlrabi, potatoes, walnuts

Comments:


https://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/companion-planting-guide-zmaz81mjzraw


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