These charts are not definitive – while these are the most common companion planting combinations, there are others. We’ve used multiple sources for this list and only added the companion plants when the lists agreed with one another.
Learn to nurture birdlife in your garden. Learn to attract birds to your garden. Birds are highly attuned to changes in the environment such as pollution and habitat loss due to rapid housing development and deforestation. But you can lend a helping hand. Think of your garden as a pocket ecosystem that provides a haven…
I just finished reading The Overstory by Richard Powers. I highly recommend it to any gardener who would typically hold a set of values related to conservation, respecting biodiversity and protecting the natural world. The novel is about nine Americans whose unique life experiences with trees bring them together to address the destruction of forests….
“Do you know where you are going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you?” ~Diana Ross, 1975 Seems there is a lot of angst out there. A Christmas letter that we received just a week ago ended with the following, “We begin a new decade with some fear for our planet,…
Companion Plants that Repel Insect and Mammals Pests
One of the downsides of enjoying the outdoors is dealing with mosquitoes. There are some easy-to-grow plants with mosquito repelling properties, which is a nice option before reaching for a chemical solution.
Some people believe in tomato companion plants and others think it is some old wives tale. Growing friendly plants together is said to help growth, produce more flavor and protect fruits and vegetables from insects and pests.
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