Companion Planting is taking into consideration what will grow the best alongside each other. Wineries plant roses at the end of their grape vines and this is a great example of ‘Companion Planting’. You can get the best results from your planting efforts when you use this method. These handy Charts, including ‘what not to plant’, will help you on your way. Scroll our page for lots of helpful information and check out the Straw Bale Planting Tutorial too. Don’t forget to Pin your favourites.
Herbs and veggies have much less chance of thriving if you plant them in straight little rows on their own than if you pack them in with friendly companions who can boost their health, keep more moisture in the soil, increase resistance to pests and help in the growing process. If you look at beans, corn and squash for example – beans deposit nitrogen in the soil, and the prickly leaves on squash drop into the soil and provide a natural mulch. Get the tutorial >> Companion Planting