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Companion Planting

Companion Planting

They say two is better than one, and by most accounts, they’d be right. The adage applies all the same to some plants, who can form symbiotic relationships the sort which can help them both thrive. Here are some companion planting combinations you can take a look at! 

  • Dill and cabbage – dill benefits the cabbage family. Dill is an easy-to-maintain plant and doesn’t require a lot of nutrients. It is also pest tolerant. 
  • Basil and tomatoes – it is said that basil when planted with tomatoes, enhances the flavor of tomatoes. Basil protects the tomatoes from pests like mosquitoes and whiteflies.
  • Melon and marigold – marigold is known to add color when planted next to melon. It helps repel pests like nematodes, aphids, and flies.
  • Peppers and onions – onion is a good companion because of its ability to deter bugs. It helps repel pests like aphids and slugs.
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