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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The herbs most frequently used are spearmint, peppermint, horsemint, Oswego
tea, gill-over- the-ground, wintergreen, sassafras and catnip. Here is how to make
tea: Pick some of the leaves, using only those undamaged (but dried leaves ...
Either the fresh or dried herb can be used for this purpose. Grasshoppers and
other insects dislike the taste of horehound. The plant grows well with tomatoes,
improving their quality, causing them to bear more abundantly and continue later
Plant this with broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cabbage against cabbage maggot.
Like tansy it may be grown at doorways to repel ants, and is also a good
mosquito repellent if rubbed on the skin. Fresh or dried sprigs have long been
used as a ...
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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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