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As the term suggests, companion planting involves planting different plant species together so they can benefit one another. Some partnerships are one-sided, with one plant selflessly providing most of the benefits to the other. Other times, the plants benefit mutually, each enhancing the health or vigor of the other.
Companion planting has many benefits. Among the benefits plants can provide is the attraction of beneficial insects, the deterrence of pests, and the ability to repel insects. As a result, they are capable of fending off predators as well as unwanted wildlife. For example, raccoons dislike the smell of cucumbers.
Companion Planting Benefits
Growing Flowers With Your Vegetables
It is more than just creating beauty and providing cut flowers when you plant flowers in your vegetable garden. Among the best pest-repelling plants for gardeners are nasturtiums, sunflowers, marigolds, and zinnias. Lavender, on the other hand, attracts beneficial insects and repels pests.
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When It's Time to Step Up Your Game
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Enjoy The Fruits of Your Labor
The satisfaction of growing your knowledge base while you grow your vegetables can be the best feeling ever.