Vegetable Companion Planting Guide #vegetable_gardening






There are a number of combination that vegetables will grow better and work together in the garden. Planting certain vegetables next to other plants can deter insects and inhibit growth. Use this vegetable companion planting guide to design your garden and have better success!

Beans, Pole
  • Plant near: corn, marigolds, potatoes, radishes
  • Keep away from: beets, garlic, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, shallots
  • Comments: potatoes and marigolds repel Mexican bean beetles. Catnip repels flea beetles.
Beets
  • Plant near: broccoli, brussels sprouts, bush beans, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, kohlrabi, onions
  • Keep away from: charlock, field mustard, pole beans
Borage
  • Plant near: squash, strawberries, tomatoes
  • Keep away from:
  • Comments: repels tomato worms. Improves flavor and growth of companions.
Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts
  • Plant near: beets, buckwheat, calendula, carrots, chamomile, dill, hyssop, marigolds, mints, nasturtiums, onions, rosemary, sage, thyme, wormwood.
  • Keep away from: strawberries
  • Comments: marigolds repel cabbage moths. Nasturtiums repel aphids.
Cabbage and Cauliflower
  • Plant near: broccoli, brussels sprouts, celery, chard, spinach, tomatoes.
  • Keep away from: strawberries
  • Comments: tomatoes and celery repel cabbage worms.
Cantaloupe
  • Plant near: corn
  • Keep away from:
  • Comments:
Carrots
  • Plant near: cabbage, chives, early potatoes, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, radishes, rosemary, sage, salsify, wormwood.
  • Keep away from:
  • Comments: onions, leeks, and wormwood repel carrot flies
Cucumbers
  • Plant near: beans, cabbage, corn, early potatoes, radishes, sunflowers.
  • Keep away from: late potatoes
  • Comments: Radishes deter cucumber beetles. Cucumbers encourage blight in late potatoes.
Epplant
  • Plant near: green beans, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes
  • Keep away from:
  • Comments: green beans deter Colorado potato beetles.
Beans, Bush
  • Plant near: beets, cabbage, carrots, catnip, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, marigolds, potatoes, savory, strawberries
  • Keep away from: fennel, garlic, leeks, onions, shallots
  • Comments: potatoes and marigolds repel Mexican bean beetles. Catnip repels flea beetles.





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