Companion planting. "Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier."
I love flowers. Peonies are my favorite, but if you were to pull up some violets from the yard and bring me a bouquet of them, we would be best friends forever. Flowers tend to be what we think of …
Companion Planting Guide
Companion Planting can be a confusing business. It takes a while to get your head around companion plant combinations that work and don't work together. Some plants work better with others and some are a terrible combination and they both struggle. Here a
Companion Planting Chart Lots Of Great Info Video Tutorial
Companion planting chart - (pdf and excel versions) Choosing what to plant together for the happiest, healthiest garden is called “companion planting.” Companion planting is the practice of growing plants next to each other for mutual benefit.
In case you're wondering what to plant in your garden next year, here is a cool chart with lots of companion planting tips! Too bad raspberries aren't on here, but they did really well this year with my tomatoes and cucumbers.