Companion Planting

Companion planting, sometimes called intercropping, can be used to deter pests and improve yields. Some plants work well together, and others just don't. We are taking a deep dive into these "good neighbor" plants, what works well together, and what should be avoided... but more importantly, we're explaining why these things may have positive or negative impacts on your plants!

lavender companion plants

Companion Planting

15 Companion Plants To Grow With Lavender

Are you looking for some companion plants for your garden grown lavender this season? Luckily, there are plenty of options to compliment your lavender garden! In this article, organic gardening expert and former organic lavender farmer Logan Hailey looks at her favorite lavender companion plants!

tomatoes and brussel sprouts

Companion Planting

Can You Plant Tomatoes With Brussels Sprouts?

Thinking of planting some brussel sprouts in your garden this season, but not sure if these two plants are quite compatible together? In this article, gardening expert and homesteader Merideth Cohrs examines if it's a good idea to plant brussel sprouts next to your tomatoes this season!

eggplant companion plants

Companion Planting

21 Companion Plants To Grow With Eggplants

Looking for some plants to grow alongside your garden eggplants this season? There are many different options, including herbs, flowers, and other vegetables. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at her favorite plants to pair with eggplants in the garden.

potato companions

Companion Planting

32 Companion Plants To Grow With Potatoes

Are you looking for the perfect companion plant for your potatoes this year? There are plenty of different plants you can grow with potatoes, and a few that you should avoid. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines her favorite potato companions, and the plants you should also avoid!

tomatoes and cucumbers

Companion Planting

Can You Plant Tomatoes With Cucumbers in Your Garden?

Thinking of growing tomatoes and cucumbers together this season but aren't quite sure if it's a good idea or not? Companion planting can have many benefits, but can also cause problems if done incorrectly. In this article, gardening expert and homesteader Merideth Cohrs examines if it's safe to plant tomatoes with your cucumbers in your garden.

cucumbers and peppers

Companion Planting

Can You Plant Cucumbers With Peppers in Your Garden?

Are you considering planting cucumbers with peppers in your garden this season? Maybe you are wondering if these two veggies make decent garden companions? In this article, gardening expert and homesteader Merideth Corhs examines if it's a good idea to plant peppers next to your cucumbers this growing season.

zucchini companion plants

Companion Planting

Zucchini Companion Plants: 27 Plants to Grow With Zucchini

Thinking of adding some companion plants to your zucchini garden, but aren't sure what to pair them with? There are plenty of plants you can grow with zucchini, even if it tends to take over a garden area. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through her favorite zucchini companions for the garden.

Cucumbers and Strawberries

Companion Planting

Can You Grow Strawberries and Cucumbers Together?

Are you thinking of growing cucumbers with your strawberries this season? Companion planting has many benefits, but some companion plants can also create more problems. In this article, homesteader and gardening expert Meredith Cohrs examines if planting strawberries with your cucumbers is a good idea or not.

kale companion plants

Companion Planting

Kale Companion Plants: 15 Plants To Grow With Kale

Growing kale with companion plants can improve your crop yield, give you more space, act as a natural pest repellent, and help protect against certain diseases. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines her favorite plants that you can plant with kale this season!

Cucumbers in Garden With Companion Plants

Companion Planting

Cucumber Companion Plants: 17 Plants To Grow With Cucumbers

Growing cucumbers with companion plants can benefit your garden by giving you added planting space, and creating a biodiverse garden. It can help with pest control, and disease as well. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey takes you through her favorite cucumber companion plants for veggetable gardeners.

lilac companion plants

Companion Planting

Lilac Companion Plants: 13 Plants to Grow With Lilacs

Are you looking for some plants to add next to the lilacs in your garden this season? There are actually a number of different plants that will pair quite well with lilacs! In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at her favorite plants to stick next to your lilacs this season!