Companion planting means planting two or more plants near each other to derive some type of benefit like more vigorous growth, higher yield, repelling pests or attracting predators of common pests. I know lots of you have expressed interest in companion planting, but have any of you tried it? What companion planting wisdom do you have to share with us? Whether it worked or disappointed, let’s hear it. Share Your Tips
Garlic Chives with Roses
- I plant several hills of garlic chives around my rose garden to keep bugs away. It has been very helpful.
- Sorry to hear you had a mess. Planning is of the utmost importance. I have used this technique to great results & no mess. Get a book on the subject & plan ahead. There is a book Called, "Carrots Love Tomatoes", I forget the writer, but this was the best resource I have found.