Guide to Companion Vegetable Planting - Berkeley, California
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  • 1. 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702 | 510.548.2220 x 233 erc@ecologycenter.org | www.ecologycenter.org East Bay Planting Times All suggestions are from seed, unless otherwise noted. Artichoke, from Rootstock Feb-March, Sep-Noveast bay planting times Bean, Fava Feb-March, Sep-Nov Bean, Bush April-July Bean, Pole May-July factsheet Beet Feb-Aug Broccoli (from plant) Feb-March, June-Aug Brussels Sprouts April-July Cabbage (from plant) Jan-July Carrot Jan-Sep Cauliflower Feb-April, Aug-Nov Celery (from plant) Apr-Aug Chayote Jan-April Chinese Cabbage Sep-Oct Chives Feb-April Cilantro March-June, Aug-Sep Collards Jan-Feb, July-Sep Corn April-July Cucumber April-June Eggplant April-May Garlic, from Set Oct-Nov Kale Jan-Mar Leek Feb-April Lettuce Feb-Sep Melon April-May Mustard Jan-Mar, July-Sep Onion Jan-Feb, Sep Parsnip March-Aug Pea Feb-March, Aug-Nov Pepper May Potato Jan-Aug Pumpkin May-June Radish Feb-April, July-Sep Rhubarb Jan-March Shallots Nov-Dec Spinach Jan-March, Aug-Dec Squash, Summer Apr-June Squash, Winter April-July Sunflower April-June Swiss chard Mar-Apr Tomato (from plant) May-June Turnip Jan-April, July-Sep
  • 2. 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702 | 510.548.2220 x 233 erc@ecologycenter.org | www.ecologycenter.org Guide to Companion Vegetable Planting Over time, gardeners have found that growing certain plants next to each other can result in higher yields and help keep pests under control. One example of companion planting is the Three Sisters, a Native American planting practice that combines corn, bean, and squash. Try it out yourself and experiment with some of the ideas on this list!companion planting Prefers not to be Plant Does Well Near... close to... factsheet Asparagus Basil, Tomatoes, Parsley Garlic, Onions Corn, Squash, Carrots, Cauliflower, Onions, Kohlrabi Beans Celery, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Potatoes, Strawberries Beets, Carrots, Celery, Cucumbers, Kale, Beans, Strawberries Broccoli Lettuce, Onions, Potatoes, Spinach Cabbage See “Broccoli” See “Broccoli” Bush Beans, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots Dill Onions, Peppers, Leaf Lettuce, Radishes Beans, Squash, Cucumbers, Cantaloupes, Corn Squash, Cabbage, Leaf Lettuce, Red Tomato Radishes Beans, Peas, Corn, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Cucumbers Potatoes Lettuce, Radishes Eggplant Beans, Peppers Lettuce Carrot, Radish, Strawberry, Cucumber Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Kohlrabi, Beans, Peas, Onions/Garlic Leeks, Lettuce, Parsnips, Peppers, Asparagus Strawberries, Tomatoes, Turnips Beans, Carrots, Celery, Corn, Peas Onions, Garlic Cucumbers, Potatoes, Radishes, Turnips Carrots, Eggplants, Onions, Parsnips, Peppers Tomatoes Cucumbers, Turnips, Beans, Cabbage, Corn, Marigold, Potato, Irish Pumpkins, Squash, Horseradish Sunflower, Tomatoes Pumpkins Corn, Eggplant, Radishes Potatoes Squash Corn, Marigold Irish Potato Carrots, Celery, Cucumbers, Marigold, Cabbage, Kohlrabi, Tomatoes Onions, Peppers Potatoes