Feb
13

Which Vegetables Grow Well Together

Just like people, there are circumstances that vegetables cannot go along with other vegetables. Though there is a scientific explanation, we could not deny the fact that there are things that really grow and blend well. I am saying this because if you want to have a vegetable garden, you have to think twice of what plants to consider as neighbors.

 

Radishes are good companion plants.

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Through the many centuries that humans have cultivated gardens, people have noticed which vegetables grow well together, and which plants seem to stunt each other’s growth. Some vegetables, herbs and flowers benefit each other by improving soil, while others deter pests from one another. Companion planting provides a fascinating blueprint for a higher garden yield.

Companion Planting

Companion planting is the art and science of laying out a vegetable garden so that complementary types of vegetables are planted in the same bed. Unlike crop rotation, which means successively planting vegetables from different plant families in the same garden area season after season or year after year to minimize insect and disease problems, companion planting aims to create a harmonious garden by allowing nature to share her strengths.

Rules of a Green Thumb

The rule of (green) thumb for companion planting is to note which family the vegetables come …

 

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