Companion and Inter-planting Crops

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Did you know that your homegrown tomatoes will taste better simply by planting sweet basil next to them? This is just one example of companion planting with herbs. Find more tips in this article.

Companion Planting In Your Herb Garden

We all know the benefits of vegetable companion planting, but what about growing herbs as companion plants? Creating a companion herb garden is no different and this article will help get you started.

Herbs as companions!...

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Companion Planting Herbs & Vegetables by Herbal Academy of New England

Companion Planting Herbs – Herbal Academy

Get ideas for companion planting herbs and vegetables together to foster better growth. This companion planting chart will help you organize your garden.

Companion Planting for Natural Pest Control

Companion Planting For Natural Pest Control

Companion Planting for Natural Pest Control

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Companion Planting We all have plants, but we may not know that some plants are deadly around others. Now obviously plants can not fight like we can but they will. There is always a struggle for water and nutrients in the soil, as well as for space! So now we have this chart on Companion Planting. You will see in

Companion planting chart poster for organic gardening

Companion Planting

West Coast Seeds has conducted significant research into the companion planting guidelines and has defined the best possible results and reasons for each of our recommendations in our companion planting chart, below are a few thoughtful suggestions for you while planning your garden this year.

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By Heather Rhoades Companion vegetable plants are plants that can help each other when planted near each other. Creating a companion vegetable garden will allow you to take advantage of these useful and beneficial relationships. Companion planting reasons Vegetable companion planting makes sense for a few reasons. First, Many companion plants are already things you…

Planning A Companion Vegetable Garden

Companion vegetable plants can help each other when planted near each other. Creating a companion vegetable garden will allow you to take advantage of these beneficial relationships. Click here for more.

Intercropping and Catch Cropping.

Intercropping and Catch Cropping.

If you are short of growing space or want to make the most of the space you have, there are a couple of growing practices that can help. These growing methods are commonly known as Intercropping and Catch Cropping. These ways of growing are not new, but have been somewhat forgotten by many gardeners. With …

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Succession Planting | Veggie Gardener

Succession planting is a fantastic way to maximize the production of your vegetable garden. This method can double, or even triple the amount of

By Bonnie L. Grant Intercropping, or interplanting, is a valuable tool for several reasons. What is interplanting? Interplanting flowers and vegetables is an old-fashioned method that is finding new interest with modern gardeners. It allows the small space gardener to grow many different crops, minimizes open spaces that encourage formation of competitive weeds, enhances soil…

Vegetable Intercropping – Information For Interplanting Flowers And Vegetables

Intercropping, or interplanting, is a valuable tool. What is interplanting? Interplanting flowers and vegetables is an old-fashioned method finding new interest with modern gardeners. Learn more here.

Intercropping Uses Onions to Protect Carrots.  The scent of the onions is thought to overpower the scent of carrots, causing carrot flies to bypass the crop and leave it undamaged.

Beneficial Insects

The DIY experts offer helpful tips on how to keep insect pests from destroying your garden by attracting their natural predators.