A Practical and Beautiful Guide to Companion Planting for Organic Gardening SuccessBeets will grow better if surrounded by mint or garlicTomatoes should not be planted near cabbageFlax helps protect some root vegetables from pestsTomatoes will thrive when planted near carrotsYour celery will be happier if it’s far away from cornBroccoli and dill make a terrific garden pairAnd much, much more!
Companion planting techniques have been used for centuries to facilitate better, more nutritious, and more abundant crops. With Companion Planting, you’ll have all the information you need in clear, concise terms and with charts and garden plans you can copy or modify to suit your family’s needs.
Starting with the basics of organic gardening, such as how to prepare quality soil and the importance of cover crops and organic fertilizer, author Allison Greer explains the principles of companion planting, how plants interact, and how you can use that information to your garden’s benefit. Fun companion planting facts include:
Companion Planting is a treasure for gardeners with busy lives who want an easy reference guide for planning their ideal kitchen garden.
Skyhorse; March 2019
- ISBN: 9781510742604
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: Companion Planting
- Author: Allison Greer; Tim Greer (photog.)
About The Author
Allison and Tim Greer are avid organic gardeners and grow as much of their food as possible. Allison is the author of Homesprout, a blog dedicated to documenting her efforts in creating a “homemade” life, and a social studies teacher. Tim is a photographer who also enjoys gardening and cooking. Their homestead is in Schuylerville, New York.