Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
Employs a dictionary format to furnish information on the characteristics and uses of plants that promote the growth of other varieties, offering descriptions of helpful weeds and insect-repellent plants.
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An experiment with odorless marigold showed that when it was planted next to
corn the Japanese beetles did not chew off the corn silks. An experiment reported
in the British New Scientist in 1970 states that, "Reduced incidence of fall ...
The following herbs may be planted as specific controls: Basil: Against flies and
mosquitoes Borage: Against tomato worm Castor Bean: Against moles and plant
lice Catnip: Against flea beetles Datura: Against Japanese beetles Dead Nettle: ...
... cabbage moth Lavender: Against clothes moths (dry and place in garments)
Marigolds: Against Mexican bean beetles, ... cabbage moths, bean beetles, carrot
flies, malaria mosquitoes Rue: Against Japanese beetles Sage: Against cabbage
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Great Companion AdviseUser Review - Leroy M. - Overstock.com
This book will explain what to grow or not grow together. It works and has kept me from having to use so much pesticide and has helped with my bumper crops. Well worth having for planting advise. Read full review
Great Book good info on companion plantingUser Review - greenhouse10 - Overstock.com
Great book on companion planting great small reference book Good information. Read full review