Not everyone is meant to be paired together. In gardens, just as in life, some companions simply don’t work out. Companion planting is a great way to improve yields, save space, and reduce pest pressure, but some planting combinations can be detrimental to the growth of one or both crops.
Radicchio is a cool-season crop that adds a crunch to any dish. This leafy green can be paired with several different vegetables in your garden this season. In this article, gardening expert Kaleigh Brillon goes over all the plants you can grow with radicchio in the garden.
In this article, gardening expert Kaleigh Brillon goes over all the different crops you can plant with cauliflower. Cauliflower may be big, but you can plant plenty of things with it. You'll learn all about companion planting, and why it's a great idea to pair certain plants with your cauliflower this season!
Do you want to grow blazing star (Liatris spp.) and need some beautiful companion plants to grow with it? Blazing star is a spectacular native wildflower that also has some wonderful cultivars. Gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will introduce 19 ideal perennial companion plants to grow with your Liatris.
Thinking of planting spinach with your garden grown carrots this season, but aren't quite sure if it's a good idea or not? These two popular vegetables are quite popular, but do they offer benefits when grown next to one another? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss looks at if these two vegetables will grow well together or if there are better companion plants for each.
You might think cantaloupe needs to be planted alone in a field to spread out, but that’s not the case! In this article, gardening expert Kaleigh Brillon lists 17 plants that work well with cantaloupe so you can make the most of your space.
Many perennial plants can grow well next to one another, but there are some that shouldn't be planted near each other at all. In this article, gardening expert Kayleigh Brillon examines the perennial plants you need to keep away from each other when planted in the garden.
Are you thinking of growing strawberries with blackberries in your garden this season, but aren't sure if these two plants pair well together? Both blackberries and strawberries can make good companions with other plants, but are they a sweet match made in the fruit garden? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss compares the two and if there are better garden companions for both plants.