CONTACT:      Joanne Stanway                                                                                           PR ...
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Benefits of Companion Planting Explained - Boston Natural Areas Network

  1. 1. CONTACT: Joanne Stanway PR Consultant 978-250-7277 Joanne@StanwayPR.com BNAN 617-542-7696 www.bostonnatural.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Benefits of Companion Planting Explained May 23rd Free Seed, Sow & Grow program hosted by Boston Natural Areas NetworkBOSTON, MA, March 18, 2009 – Did you know that carrots grow better if planted next to lettuce andcucumbers thrive next to beans? Learning “companion” vegetables is an interesting science that canimprove your garden plots.Part of the Boston Natural Areas Network horticultural series Seed, Sow & Grow, the free CompanionPlanting workshop will take place on Saturday, May 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at City Natives,30 Edgewater Drive, Mattapan. Master Urban Gardener Lisa Vaas will explain how plants interact on anumber of biological and ecological levels, come beneficial and others not. Learn companion plantingconcepts to help organize your garden plants to enhance your gardening experience and improve yourharvest.The Seed, Sow & Grow horticultural series is free and open to the public and presented April throughOctober by BNAN staff, invited guests, and graduates of BNAN’s Master Urban Gardener program.For a schedule of Seed, Sow & Grow workshops, call BNAN at 617-542-7696 or visitwww.bostonnatural.org.Boston Natural Areas Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together localresidents, partner organizations, public officials and foundations to preserve, expand and enhance urbanopen space, including community gardens, greenways and urban wilds. For further information aboutthe organization, becoming a member or the calendar of events, visit www.bostonnatural.org, or call617-542-7696. 62 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, 617-542-7696 www.bostonnatural.org

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