Gardening | 24 May 2017The Guide to Companion Planting Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Some plants grow well together, others not so much. Companion planting is planting what works together in adjacent plots, and making sure plants that don’t grow well are far away from each other. It is important to keep this in mind when planning the layout of your garden. Below is a list of common garden vegetables and the plants they like and don’t like. Get more gardening tips in Mother Earth News Almanac. Companion planting layout design. Vegetables Likes Dislikes Asparagus Tomatoes, Parsley, Basil None Beans Potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, cauliflower, cabbage, summer savory, Onions, garlic, gladiolus Bush Beans Potatoes, cucumbers, corn, strawberries, celery, summer savory Onions Pole Beans Corn, summer savory Onions, beets, kohlrabi, sunflowers Beets Onions, kohlrabi Pole Beans Cabbage Family Aromatic plants, potatoes, celery, dill, camomile, sage, peppermint, rosemary, beets, onions Strawberries, potatoes, pole beans Carrots Peas, leaf lettuce, chives, onions, leek, rosemary, sage, tomatoes Dill Celery Leek, tomatoes, bush beans, cauliflower, cabbage None Chives Carrots Peas, Beans Corn Potatoes, peas, beans, cucumbers, pumpkin, squash None Cucumbers Beans, corn, peas, radishes, sunflowers Potatoes, aromatic herbs Eggplant Beans None Leek Onions, celery, carrots None Lettuce Carrots and radishes (lettuce, carrots, and radishes make a strong team grown together), strawberries, cucumbers None Onions (including garlic) Beets, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce, summer savory, camomile (sparsely) Peas, Beans Parsley Tomatoes, asparagus None Peas Carrots, turnips, radishes, cucumbers, corn, beans, most vegetables and herbs Onions, garlic, gladiolus, potatoes Potatoes Beans, corn, cabbage, horseradish (should be planted at corners of patch), marigold, eggplant (as a lure for Colorado potato beetle) Squash, pumpkin, cucumbers, sunflowers, tomatoes, raspberries Pumpkin Corn Potatoes Radishes Peas, nasturtium, lettuce, cucumbers None Soybeans Grows with anything, helps everything None Spinach Strawberries None Squash Nasturtium, corn None Strawberries Bush beans, spinach, borage, lettuce (as a border) Cabbage Sunflowers Cucumbers Potatoes Tomatoes Chives, onions, parsley, asparagus, marigold, nasturtium, carrots Kohlrabi, potatoes, fennel, cabbage Turnips Peas None Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Mother Earth News Almanac is back–refreshed and ready for the next generation of self-sufficient makers and DIYers.Mother Earth News Almanac: A Guide Through the Seasons returns! The 1970s classic has been out of print for years. Now, updated for today’s readers and back in print, its information is as useful as ever. It contains instructions and illustrations for everything from harnessing solar energy to cultivating a sustainable garden to learning how to keep bees. Simply put, Mother Earth News Almanac is designed to empower readers to be self-sufficient. Mother Earth News team has updated the essentials, but left the core of the guide intact, with all the charm of the original–from the writing style to the signature line drawings. This is a must-have for any fan of Mother Earth News, as a budget-friendly guide for a new generation of homesteaders. Mother Earth News Almanacis a seasonal guide with subject matter that every passionate DIYer, homesteader, or environmentally aware reader can appreciate. You’ll find recipes, money-saving tips, and homesteading techniques such as illustrated directions for tying a timber hitch, cat’s-paw, sheepshank, and other knots; folk medicine treatments and preventatives; tips on raising chickens and keeping bees; plans for building three kinds of kites; complete instructions for fast and easy compost; and much, much more! The simple life doesn’t have to be hard–not when you have this timeless almanac. Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.