Heather's Companion Planting Guide - Australia


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Heather's Companion Planting Guide - Australia

  1. 1. PLANT WITH BECAUSE NOT Apple Nasturtium, wallflowers, apple mint, chives, foxgloves, Nasturtium repels codling moth. Chives marjoram. grown beneath apple trees will help to prevent apple scab. Apricot Clover, ginger mint, tansy, scented geranium, catnip, Potatoes, tomatoes. alfalfa, basil, yarrow OR comfrey, chives, garlic. Asparagus Tomatoes, Parsley, Basil Parsley improves asparagus. Avocados Comfrey Comfrey for garden edging, compost activator, medicinal, foliage spray, nutrient miner, essential to all gardens. Beans Potatoes, carrots, cucumber, cauliflower, summer Onions, garlic, gladiolus, chives savoury, rosemary, most other vegetables and herbs.COMPANION PLANTING Beetroot Onions, lettuce, cabbage, silver beet. Broad beans Potatoes, peas, beans. Cabbage, Cauliflower, Mint, sage, dill, camomile, beets, peppermint, Dill attracts a wasp to control cabbage Strawberries, tomatoes. Broccoli rosemary, beans, celery, onions, potatoes, dwarf moth. Zinnias attract lady bugs to protect zinnias, nasturtium. plants. Nasturtium flowers repel aphids and cucumber beetle. Carrots Lettuce, peas, leeks, chives, onions, cucumbers, beans, tomatoes, wormwood, sage, rosemary. Catnip Repels fleas, ants and rodents. Cauliflower Celery Celery Chives, leeks, tomatoes, dwarf beans. Chamomile Cabbages and onions. Deters flies and mosquitoes and gives strength to any plant growing nearby. Citrus Tansy, lavender, guava, catnip, sweet peas, ajuga, Bracken fern & grape vines repel stink lambs ear (artichokes nearby), bracken fern, grape beetles vines. Corn Potatoes, peas, beans, cucumbers, pumpkin, squash. Corn acts as a trellis for beans and beans attract predators of corn pests. Cucumbers Beans, corn, peas, radish, sunflowers. Potatoes, aromatic herbs. Grapes Grow up mulberry tree, hyssop, basil, lobelia, catmint, white geranium, low growing geraniums, ajuga, tansy, sage. Leek Onion, celery, carrot.
  2. 2. PLANT WITH BECAUSE NOT Lettuce Chives, tall flowers, carrots, radish, onion family. Chives deter aphids on lettuce and peas, flowers offer light shade. Mango Alpine strawberry, garlic, lavender, rosemary. Mulberry Grapes, chokkos, curry plant, tarragon, locut, sweet violet. Onion & garlic Beets, summer savoury, tomatoes, lettuce, strawberries, camomile. Passionfruit Marjoram, lemon balm, scented geranium, lemongrass, eau de cologne mint.COMPANION PLANTING Peach/Nectarine Tansy, lavender, strawberries, garlic, chamomile, Tansy beneath peach trees repels harmful marjoram, tarragon. flying insects. Pear Scented geranium, tansy, catmint, sage. Peas Carrots, turnips, corn, beans, radishes, cucumbers, Chives, onions, garlic, most vegetables and herbs. gladiolas, potatoes. Plum Catnip, tansy, scented geranium, garlic, chives, wormwood (outside drip line). Potato Beans, cabbage, marigold, horseradish (plant at Alyssum attracts beneficial wasps and acts Pumpkin, squash, cucumber, corners of patch) eggplant, sweet alyssum. as a living ground cover. sunflower, tomato, raspberry. Pumpkin Corn Raspberry Garlic Garlic keep aphids away from roses and Blackberries, tomatoes, potato. raspberries. Roses Garlic, chives, parsley. Chives beneath roses will keep away aphids and blackspot. Parsley deters rose beetle. Spinnach Strawberries Strawberries Bush bean, spinach, borage, lettuce. Borage will increase the yield. Tomatoes Lemon balm, borage, french marigold, mint, parsley, Balm improves growth and flavour & attracts Potato, fennel, cabbage. asparagus, parsley, chives, onion, broccoli, sweet bees, borage deters tomato worm & basil, carrots. improves growth and flavour, french marigolds root secretions kill nematodes in the soil. Will repel white fly amongst tomatoes. Mint deters white cabbage moth, ants and fleas (especially spearmint) & clothes moths. Parsley improves tomato. Turnip Peas, nasturtium, lettuce, cucumbers.