by Bethany Hayes Companion planting is one way gardeners can naturally maximize their harvests and grow healthier plants with fewer pests and diseases. Tomato plants attract many pests and diseases, so using a variety of tomato companion plants is an excellent way to ensure … [Read more...]
20 Garlic Companion Plants to Grow in Your Garden Together
by Bethany Hayes When you take a look at lists of companion plants for most vegetables and flowers, garlic is usually listed, so it’s often called the king of companion planting. The list of garlic companion plants feels endless; you can plant it near most herbs, vegetables, … [Read more...]
13 Beet Companion Plants You Need to Grow in Your Garden
by Bethany Hayes Beets are a beloved root vegetable that grows during the cool seasons and stores well for the winter months. These plants are known for being hardy and growing well in many gardens, but one way you can increase your plants’ health and vigor is to include a few … [Read more...]
What herbs should not be planted together?
Question: I'm trying to figure out how to plant my garden and keep in mind companion planting. What herbs should not be planted together? -Reid G. Answer: It’s common for gardeners to grow herb plants in close quarters, tucked together into a large container or window bow, … [Read more...]
What is a good companion plant for kale?
QUESTION: I'm growing kale in my vegetable garden. I'm planting summer vegetables now. What is a good companion plant for kale? -Dan T. … [Read more...]