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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Many gardeners use diatomaceous earth as a dusting agent to give effective
control against gypsy moth, codling moth, pink boll weevil, lygus bug, twig borer,
thrip, mites, earwigs, cockroach, slugs, adult mosquitoes, snails, nematodes, ...
Ripening apples should not be stored in the same cellar as potatoes since they
give off small amounts of ethylene gas which will give the potatoes an off flavor
and affect their keeping quality. The apples, too, lose flavor in the presence of the
I cannot give you exact dates; this has to be worked out by area according to
where you live, but is well worth trying experimentally. In many places early-
planted squash is more likely to withstand borers which lay their eggs in July.
Where I live ...
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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