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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Permanent covers considered beneficial are clovers, alfalfa, and pasture grasses
. Temporary crops to turn under for green manure are such biennial clovers as
mammoth clover, red clover, and incarnate clover. He believed buckwheat useful
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria living in nodules on the roots of legumes — alfalfa, beans
, clover, esparsette, kudzu, lespedeza, peas, peanuts, soybeans, winter (hairy)
vetch, and others — can change atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogen compounds ...
Sweet Clover (Melilotus alba and M. indica) This is not a true clover although it is
a legume. White and yellow sweet clovers live for two years, and their large roots
penetrate deeply into the soil. At the end of the second season, they decay to ...
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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