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Cabbage and cauliflower are subject to clubroot and if this occurs try planting in new soil in a different pan of the garden.

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It does include some recipes to mix different bug repellents This is a great gardening book. Tomato Plant Spacing Cabbages dislike strawberries, tomatoes and pole beans. Jan 29, Bernadette tomayoes it really liked it.

This is a great gardening book. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. Lettuce and most members of the cabbage family are "friendly" to them. Generally speaking, however, all will thrive when interplanted with carrots and cauliflower; carrots especially help the beans to grow.

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Extremely helpful - I planted my garden, for the first time, based off the information from this book. You can read this like a bed-time story cover to coveror just flip through,stopping at the illustrations.

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Some tips haven't worked all that well for me in terms of design, while others have improved overall thinking and design. Or you can dust with ashes, powdered aloes or cayenne pepper.

See and discover other items: Carrots seem to have the capacity to help beans grow, and both vegetable types will thrive if interplanted with one another. Don't Leave Empty Handed! Tomatoed on Pinterest Pin it.

I ended up trying to cobble together my own spreadsheet just to try t While the folksy tone of this book is kind of charming, I found it to be a frustrating read, particularly as a new and inexperienced gardener.

Melons, squash, pumpkins and cucumbers like the shade lovd by corn. There are even common plants that deter mosquitoes and spiders and ants.

Great book on companion planting great small reference book Good information. When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it. Money-Saving Tips in Every Issue! If sweet potatoes or other garden plants are attracting rabbits, try this spray.

If you are looking for more clear, concrete campanion planting formulas, I recommend searching for "companion planting" on Amazon. While I would regard the tone as one of the book's strengths, those seeking a more straightforward, practical guide may find it frustrating.

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In return, the potatoes protect the bush beans from the Mexican bean beetle. Watermelons do well with potatoes, but don't plant potatoes with any melons.

Garlic sprays are useful in controlling late blight on tomatoes and potatoes. All are well mulched as the season advances. I do wish it were just a little bigger, with information about a few more herbs and vegetables, but it has been so helpful. Peas grow well with carrots, turnips, radishes, cucumbers, corn, beans and potatoes, as well as many aromatic herbs.

The information in some of the entries is lacking at times, and I had to search out a vegetable or herb in the index, only to find it did not have its own entry but was only mentioned in another plant's entry.

Likely some books out there may have more up-to-date information including scientific feedback as more and more people study companion planting, but that doesn't make the information here any less valid. Some other plant companions I enjoyed were carrots and tomatoes because carrots are a root plant and tomatoes grow above ground; pumpkins planted around the corn--to prevent racoons from wanting to traipse through the stickery vines to eat the corn; and peas, spinach, and onions, since they harvest at different times and can be planted quite close together.

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