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Companion Planting

Companion planting is growing certain plants near one another so that they can be of mutual benefit or specifically for pest control.

One plant may assist another by repelling or attracting insects, providing shade, attracting pollinating bees, repelling pests such as deer or mice, occupying different root zones, or even by decomposing into nutrients needed and absorbed by the other plant. Plants can also be considered “companion plants” if they mature at different times when planted together.. Read the rest of this entry »

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