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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Bacillus thuringiensis (see Pest Control) may be used as an insect control.
Squash (Curcubitaceae) Two or three icicle radishes planted in each hill will help
prevent insects on squash as on cucumbers. Let the radishes grow and go to
The insect traps on young plants, which develop in three to four weeks, consist of
two leaves hinged in the center when open, and when closed forming a pouch in
which the trapped insects are digested. When a leaf has caught several insects ...
Do not throw away the mash, but bury the residue among the plants where
insects occur. Protect your hands with gloves when you work with hot peppers,
and be very careful not to get the juice in your eyes. Praying Mantis (Mantidae)
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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
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