Tag: companion plants

The Natural Way To Reduce Pests In Your Garden

Photo by KirrilyRobert. Some plants will naturally attract a certain kind of insect. Other plants will deter insects. You can use these relationships between insects and plants to build a natural defence around your crops. Take a look at the table below. If we look at growing cucumbers as an example we find radish in

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Leek Companion Plants

After my encounter with the leek moth larva I would like to find out what kind of plants that leeks welcome as their neighbor, also known as companion plants. No, leeks are not supposed to look like the ones in the picture 😉 They’re infected by leek moth larva. I couldn’t find any natural companion

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Squash Companion Plants

When I was searching for ways to cure my squash plant (it suffered from powdery mildew) I came across a tip on growing squash. It suggests that you plant radish near your squash and just let the radish bolt. This will somehow repel the Squash Borer. I’m lucky not to have any problems with Squash

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