Mel Jeffreys's A Beginners Guide to Companion Planting: Companion Gardening PDF

By Mel Jeffreys

**Amazon number one Bestseller** Companion planting contains strategic situation of the vegetables and fruit that you just plant to maximise house to be had, deter or distract pests and to use the nutrition on hand within the soil the place you live. 

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A newcomers advisor to spouse Planting: significant other Gardening with plants, Herbs & greens takes a glance at a few of the themes excited by maintaing a profitable better half backyard. themes lined during this booklet include:

  • History, purposes & merits for significant other planting
  • Planning your backyard together with backyard mattress principles and soil management
  • Guides to invaluable spouse crops together with vegetation and herbs
  • Combinations of vegetation that paintings good jointly or to avoid
  • Companion crops to inspire helpful insects into your garden

While there are a couple of sorts of ideas, there aren't any challenging and quick principles for which procedure you need to pick out, this publication may help to lead you within the correct direction.

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Extra info for A Beginners Guide to Companion Planting: Companion Gardening with Flowers, Herbs & Vegetables

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Square Foot Gardening The square foot gardening method, popularized by Master Gardener Mel Bartholomew, protects plants from the typical problems through a combination of soil management, spacing and using companion planting to enhance the harvest of a garden in cramped quarters. Seven Layer System The seven layer system utilizes the size and type of plants in what is called a ‘forest garden’. These plants and trees grow together with each benefiting the others. The Canopy Layer: is made up of large fruit or nut trees (not walnut trees).

One caution, dill is a favorite food of the enemy of tomato plants, the tomato horn worm. Make sure you keep the dill away from the tomato plants! • Fennel – This is one herb to keep out of your garden soil. It has detrimental allelopathic properties that can kill some vegetable plants. It does however attract those beneficial insects that keep your garden safe from predatory bugs. As a plus, fennel makes a good flea repellent as well. • Horseradish – For help in increasing the disease resistance of your plants, horseradish may be the answer.

Cucumbers – The spiny vines of most cucumber plants do well with both corn and bean plants. Potatoes however don’t do well with cucumber plants nearby. • Eggplant – An eggplant and pepper combination is a win-win for both plants. Beans, peas and spinach also help eggplant growth and taste. • Garlic – Garlic is nature’s antibiotic and a valuable addition to your garden. Many gardeners use garlic as a border plant to repel aphids and other insects including moths, Japanese beetles, snails and more.

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