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Companion Planting

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by princessbride21 on July 03, 2005 12:22 PM
HI. Does anyone know much about companion planting? I am starting my first veggie garden and for pest/animal control I would like to know which plants work well next to eachother for keeping pests away. In the very least, I am looking for safe pest repellant, because I happen to have a very curious dog who enjoys muching on just about everything her eyes can and she can reach. [Smile] Thanks everyone. [Smile]
by princessbride21 on July 03, 2005 12:25 PM
P.S. [Smile] These are the crops I have started in cups: corn, gr. pepers, beets, watermelon, zucchini, gr. beans, carrots, dill, strawberries, tomatoes, and cucumbers...I think that's all. [Smile]
by weezie13 on July 03, 2005 01:34 PM
Princessbride,
Hello and Welcome to The Garden Helper's Forum!!!
We are very glad you found us....

If you do a FORUM SEARCH and type in
COMPANION PLANTING....There should be
some entries on it...

It's kinda late in the part of USA I'm in
so, I'll click on my email notification button
and get back to this thread in the morning....

I'm pretty sure in a few of my posts,
I've got a list of what can go by what...

but if you don't find it, I'll hunt it down for you in the morning....

Do you have regular~ground level gardens
or raised beds???

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done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
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by princessbride21 on July 07, 2005 06:49 AM
Our garden is a regular bed...not raised. I did find a post from you, and maybe one or two more...thank you so much. [Smile] I can tell that this is an awesome group! [Smile] Thanks again.
by weezie13 on July 07, 2005 08:37 AM
Princessbride,

Forum Search from TGH...

If there's any thing you weren't too sure on,
Don't hestitate to re~ask to have it explained
further...

Companion planting is one of the best things for
some plants, and has been around like forever!!!!
Always glad to help if I can....

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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by RugbyHukr on July 07, 2005 10:06 AM
Here is a helpful site.

companion plants

I would suggest going to a bookstore & browsing their books until you find one you like.

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by ethel on July 10, 2005 11:32 AM
I did a lot of searching about companion planting online this year. There are tons of websites, many of which give great little charts listing which plants do well together and which do not. I found these ones helpful:

http://www.attra.org/attra-pub/complant.html

http://www.gardenguides.com/TipsandTechniques/vcomp.htm

http://www.growitgold.com/resources/companionplants.shtml

One of the ways I searched was to enter the name of the vegetable or herb I was trying to grow, along with the key words "companion plants." I usually was able to pull up websites that listed good companion plants to go with just what I wanted to grow.

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Highlands Ranch, CO

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