Companion Gardening will not completely solve all of the many problems you
can have in your vegetable garden, but it will definitely help.
The following is a list of some of the most commonly planted fruits and
vegetables in the average garden, and the companion plants to help with pests and the
disease that may be caused by them.
Bush Beans : plant a small amount of celery with them, about one celery
plant to every six bean plants. Beans also do well when planted
Beets : Beets do well around bush beans, onions and kohlrabi.
Broccoli : you can plant many different types of aromatic plants around
broccoli and it will do well. Some examples are rosemary , dill , camomile ,
sage and peppermint.
Some vegetables that go well with broccoli are onions, beets and potatoes
Carrots : will do well when planted around tomato plants also onions ,
leaf lettuce, leeks, radishes, sage and rosemary.
Corn : Corn enjoys the companionship of cucumbers, squash, pumpkins ,
peas, beans, and potatoes.
Cucumbers : cucumbers like corn along with sunflowers , peas , beans and
Kohlrabi : cucumbers along with onions , beets and aromatic plants benefit
Lettuce : Lettuce does well with strawberries , cucumbers , carrots and
onions. the onions also help keep the rabbits away.
Onions : onions like tomatoes , lettuce , beets , strawberries and all
members of the cabbage family.
Peas : peas do well with potatoes , cucumbers , carrots , radishes , corn
, beans and turnips.
Radishes : Radishes will do well with kohlrabi , bush and pole beans
Tomatoes : tomatoes are compatible with basil , carrots , parsley , onions
, chives , marigold and nasturtium , also garlic
All of the plants in your garden need to be fed throughout the growing
season , we recommend feeding all of your garden with “Watch Us Grow” all purpose liquid plant
food if you have never used Watch Us Grow , try it! You will be pleasantly surprised with the
results you will experience.