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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Tomatoes will protect asparagus against the asparagus beetle. Since they are
tender plants, put tomatoes in during late spring after the early crop of asparagus
spears has been harvested. Tomatoes protect gooseberries against insects.
The disease is widely used to protect commercial crops of celery, lettuce,
cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, mustard, kale, collards, and turnip greens. It is
also effective against the tobacco budworm and the bollworm. Special strains of
BT have ...
For a small planting, a wire “corn cage” or an electric fence is sure protection. If a
six- or twelve-volt battery is used, the fence will be harmless. It need be turned on
only at night, since raccoons sleep during the day. Another solution is to use a ...
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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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Great book on companion planting great small reference book Good information. Read full review