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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Geraniums will repel cabbage worms and are good to plant among roses, grapes
and corn against Japanese beetles. Use the white variety near corn. Among the
diverse scented geraniums are the peppermint geranium (P. tomentosum), ...
Roses (Rosa). All the alliums — garlic, onions, chives and shallots — are
beneficial to roses, protecting them against black spot, mildew and aphids. For a
recipe to overcome black spot in roses see Tomatoes. Garlic and onions are
Though not containing fungicidal elements, tomatoes will protect roses against
black spot. The active principle of tomato leaves is solanine, a volatile alkaloid
which at one time was used as an agricultural insecticide. To make a spray for ...
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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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