Companion Planting


Companion plants by Professor Stuart B. Hill Department of Entomology Macdonald College

Seeds Of Change Companion Planting: So Happy Together! by Kelle Carter

Companion Planting Employ Companion Planting for Organic Landscaping By David Beaulieu, About.com

Cass County Extension In the following listing, companions refer to those vegetables that, when planted together, are mutually beneficial. Allies are the herbs and flowers that provide protection or improve the growth of certain vegetables. Enemies are other vegetables, herbs and flowers that can cause detrimental effects when planted near certain vegetables.

Companion Planting Ecogardening Factsheet #10, Winter 1994 Most people think of plants as very passive organisms. They grow almost unperceptively, and only once a year do they flower or produce edible products. However, plants are very active in ways that are not so obvious to the casual observer.

Vegetable Companion Chart Has a lists vegetables and their most compatible plants.

Companion Vegetable Gardening It's said that vegetables are like people, they thrive on companionship. It is believed that vegetables will yield up to twice as much when they are surrounded with companion plants. So in this article we will discuss the top 12 vegetables and their best friends.

Sheridan Gardens Companion Planting has an herb companion planting chart.

Companion Planting: Basic Concept and Resources Horticulture Technical Note Companion planting is based on the idea that certain plants can benefit others when planted in near proximity. The scientific and traditional bases for these plant associations are discussed. A companion planting chart for common herbs, vegetables, and flowers is provided, as is a listing of literature resources for traditional companion planting. An appendix provides history, plant varieties, and planting designs for the Three Sisters, a traditional Native American companion planting practice.

Companion Planting Scientific study of companion planting has confirmed that some combinations have real benefits unique to those combinations. And practical experience has demonstrated to many gardeners how to mate certain plants for their mutual benefit.