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10 Great Friends: Veggie Garden Companion Plants

Don't leave your tomatoes hanging around defenseless. Plant a few of these great companions right beside them to repel detrimental insects. Our top ten favorites are included below. For more information - check the veggie, herb and flower compatibility of 44 common plants: www.gardenstamp.com/guides.html
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Difficulty: Easy

Got a question about this project?

  • Joy Hendricksen
    Joy Hendricksen Wisconsin Rapids, WI

    What are the moth balls made of? Is it a good chemical to eat or to have in your garden?

  • April E
    April E Oklahoma City, OK

    Joy Hendrickson no and no moth balls have a history. here is some info I found on them. Older mothballs consisted primarily of naphthalene, but due to naphthalene's flammability, many modern mothball formulations instead use 1,4-dichlorobenzene,

  • Catherine Smith
    Catherine Smith Fredericksburg, VA

    @Jennifer M , Epsom salts is not a fertilizer, nor an insect repellent. It contains magnesium which is a trace mineral that plants need to help set fruit. However, well fed plants can better handle insect pests and diseases. Use compost as a

  • Stephanie Stepp
    Stephanie Stepp Pompano Beach, FL

    Love the colorful planters that the herbs were planted in (#2). Any idea where I can purchase these or who makes them? Thanks Stephanie

    • Marie S
      Marie S Canada

      @Stephanie Stepp you can go to a nursey to get the pots and if they don't have the color pots go to a hardware store and buy spray paint. These look like plastic ones, WalMart etc..

  • Marie S
    Marie S Canada

    Thank You for sharing these photo's

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