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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Culture Dr. Ehrenfried E. Pfeiffer, author of The Biodynamic Treatment of Fruit
Trees, Berries and Shrubs, believed that a mixed culture in the orchard as well as
in the garden helped to keep down insect pests. He advocated growing ...
Dr. Pfeiffer also suggested for orchard use stinging nettle, chives, garlic (against
borers), tansy, horseradish, and southernwood. Permanent covers considered
beneficial are clovers, alfalfa, and pasture grasses. Temporary crops to turn
Spruce needles also may be used as a mulch, but my personal preference is
chopped alfalfa hay. In some areas, growers plant strawberries as an intercrop in
peach, apple, fig, orange, or other tree-fruit orchards. When the orchard is first ...
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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