Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.
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The baked-appleberry, or cloudberry, is found growing in wet areas in acid peats
from the Arctic regions southwest through New England. It bears a single, soft,
pinkish berry, which grows on a 12-inch stem bearing a few scalloped leaves.
The plant is said to contain carbonic acid and ammonia, and these may be the
factors that activate the compost. If you have the space, you might try raising a
crop of nettle — somewhere away from the garden, for the plant spreads quickly.
Weeds that delight in acid soil, and also indicate increasing acidity, are the docks
, fingerleaf weeds, lady's thumb, and sorrels. Horsetail indicates slightly acid soil,
as do hawkweed and knapweed. Weeds that indicate a crust formation and ...
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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