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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Broccoli (Brassica oleraceae) Like all members of the Cabbage family, broccoli
does well with such aromatic plants as dill, celery, camomile, sage, peppermint,
and rosemary, and with other vegetables such as potatoes, beets, and onions.
... upon swollen glands of the throat would cure the condition. Oregano (
Origanum vulgare) Sow with broccoli to repel the cabbage butterfly. (See
Marjoram.) Pennyroyal (Menthapulegium) Plant this with broccoli, Brussels
sprouts, and cabbage.
Try radishes in a foot-wide bed with no thinning. Put fast-growing lettuce such as '
Buttercrunch', 'Simpson', or 'Oakleaf between cabbages, broccoli, Brussels
sprouts, or even tomatoes, which will shade the young plants while they are
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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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