Companion Planting Chart - Eco-Gardens, Melbourne, On, Canada

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Companion Planting Chart - Eco-Gardens, Melbourne, On, Canada

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  • 1. Companion PlantingCompanion planting your vegetables in your home vegetable garden can help you with organic pest control as well as help you to grow stronger organic vegetables for your family. With companion planting your aim is to place the following plants close together. Beans Marigold Repels Beetles Petunia Repels Beetles Summer Savory Stronger crop Beetroot Onions Stronger beetroot Broccoli Mint/Dill Stronger broccoli Cabbage Rosemary/sage Repels cabbage moth Celery Helps control moth grubs Carrots Dill Improves carrot health Sage/onions Repels carrot fly Celery Bush beans Mutual growth improvement Eggplant Nasturtium Repels insects Beans Repels beetles Leeks Celery/onion Leeks grow better Lettuce Chervil Repels snails, aphids, mildew Radish Beans Both grow better Lettuce Makes radish taste better Sweet corn Sunflower Provides nitrogen to corn Strawberries Borage Improves soil nutrition Marigold Helps control nematodes Tomatoes Marigold Tomatoes grow better Basil Improves flavour Thyme/peppermint Controls white fly Bad companions which should not be planted close together are:  Beans with beetroot, fennel, onions or chives  Cabbage with grapes, onions or tomatoes  Carrots with dill or wormwood  Fennel with coriander, beans or peppers  Potatoes with onions  Tomatoes with brussels sprouts, sweetcorn, beetroot or dill