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    Default Companion planting

    Whos going to try what this year?
    Want to try it mysef but not sure where to start.
    Any ideas anyone????

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    There was a thread for this, and yes it does work if you build up your natural predators too.

    Onions are good companion plant, so are nasturtiums, if you're doing carrots, you can plant parsley alongside or dill.

    I use this book:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/...800444-4837403
    Though it is American, I did find it useful, it gives some great ideas not just on companions but on the look of your plot, and tells you what to plant with what and how to do raised beds without planks etc.

    Andrewo
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    Default Companion Planting

    Hi No1S
    There was an article all about this subject in the December issue of GYO in the newly started organic section. If you haven't got this issue ( out in November) let me know and I'll put it on the forum for you
    Cheers
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    ps There is a thread somewhere on this subject as Andrewo points out

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    Garlic's good with roses, trouble is you can't smell the roses but at leass they don't have blackfly

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    I planted Garlic next to all my rose bushes this Autumn. I will report back on the results in a few months.
    Jax

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    Thanks for the info everyone. Found the bit in GYO. Should open my eyes more. Will have to give it a go this year

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