Wednesday, March 24, 2010

companion planting chart

last summer i planted our garden using companion planting, which i am totally sold on. i wrote all about it HERE. read all about it at the previous link and then decide if companion planting is right for you.

Vegetable Companion Chart

Good Companions
Bad Companions
Basil
Good:
Pepper, Tomato, Marigold

Bush Beans
Good:
Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Strawberry, Savory, Tansy, Marigold
Bad:
Onion


Pole Beans
Good:
Carrots, Corn Cucumber, Eggplant, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Savory, Tansy
Bad:
Beets, Onion

Beets
Good:
Bush Beans, Cabbage, Onion, Sage


Cabbage Family
Good:
Bush Beans, Beets, Celery, Onions, Tomato, All Strong Herbs, Marigold, Nasturtium
Bad:
Strawberry

Carrots
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Lettuce, Onion, Peas, Radish, Tomato, Sage

Bad:
Dill

Celery
Good:
Bush Beans, Cabbage, Onion, Spinach, Tomato


Corn
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Cucumber, Melons, Peas, Squash
Bad:
Tomato

Cucumbers
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Corn, Lettuce, Onions, Peas, Radish, Marigold, Nasturtium, Savory
Bad:
No Strong Herbs

Eggplant
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Spinach

Lettuce
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers, Onion, Radish, Strawberries

Melons
Good:
Corn, Nasturtium, Radish

Onion
Good:
Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, Lettuce, Pepper, Squash, Strawberries, Tomato, Savory
Bad:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Peas

Parsley
Good:
Tomato


Peas
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Carrots, Corn Cucumber, Radish, Turnips

Bad:
Onion

Pepper
Good:
Onion

Radish
Good:
Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Carrots, Cucumber, Lettuce, Melons, Peas, Squash

Bad:
Hyssop

Spinach
Good:
Celery, Eggplant, Cauliflower


Squash
Good:
Corn, Onion, Radish


Strawberry
Good:
Bush Beans, Lettuce, Onion, Spinach

Bad:
Cabbage


Tomato
Good:
Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Onion, Mint
Bad:
Corn, Fennel

~type to you soon~

1 comment:

LouAnn said...

Do you do the square foot gardening? We have horrible ground (clay) and a weird yard, but I think I have convinced my hubby to try the square foot method. I need to pick up a book when it gets a bit warmer.