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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Alfalfa's deep-rooting ability is the source of its great nutritional power, feeding as
it does from mineral-rich subsoil which has not been worn out and depleted.
Alfalfa is strong in iron and is also a good source of phosphorus, potassium, ...
Cotton (Gossypium). Alfalfa planted before cotton will put nitrogen in the soil, to
the cotton's benefit, and alfalfa planted with it will discourage root rot. A virus,
Chilo iridescent, has been found effective against the boll weevil. Cotton growers
Permanent covers considered beneficial are clovers, alfalfa and pasture grasses.
Temporary crops to turn under for green manure are such biennial covers as
mammoth clover, red clover and incarnate clover. He believed buckwheat useful
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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
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