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Carrots love tomatoes : secrets of companion…

Carrots love tomatoes : secrets of companion planting for successful…

by Louise Riotte

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Great reference. This works sort of like a dictionary. There are entries for various plants with short blurbs about what or what not to plant together. Riotte also covers a variety of topics like pests and planning. Definitely worth the read and the space on your shelf if you are hoping to make the most of your vegetable garden. ( )
  lesmel | Jun 2, 2014 |
This book is a classic and chock full of humor-filled advice about organic gardening and companion planting. ( )
  DollyBantry | Feb 13, 2012 |
An absolutely essential book if you garden at all. ( )
  Sundownr | Jan 9, 2011 |
This book is useful if you are interested in planting a variety of items in your garden. It tells which plants benefit each other if you plant them beside each other and explains the benefits. It also tells which plants to avoid planting together and why they should not be side by side. This book will remain on our shelf permanently because it is a wonderful reference for any gardener. ( )
  ladybug74 | Aug 24, 2009 |
Loved it. Opened the book and before I knew it my pen was in hand marking it up, lots to remember. It does become repetitive in places with items being reused in their companion entries but it is tolerable. It is a fast read and I look forward to the rereading of it to finalize the layout for this springs plantings. ( )
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The magic and mystery of companion planting have intrigued and fascinated humans for centuries, yet it is a part of the gardening world that has never been fully explored.
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First published in 1975, this classic companion planting guide has taught a generation of gardeners how to use plants' natural partnerships to produce bigger and better harvests.
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This gardening classic was first published in 1975, and now a second generation of gardeners who prefer pest-resistant planning to chemicals will find a place for it on the shelves. Not only does it tell what to plant with what, but also how to use herbal sprays to control insects, what wild plants to encourage in the garden, how to grow fruit and nut trees, how to start small plots or window-box gardens, and much more. It's one of the most practical books around for any gardener of edibles, no matter how serious or casual.

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This book explains companion planting and planning your garden to take advantage of the fact that vegetables, like people, have natural friends who enable them to thrive, and also includes hundreds of interesting facts.

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