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    Quote Originally Posted by singleseeder View Post
    "Broad beans interplanted with garlic".......... some say that beans and alliums should be kept apart. Not sure if others here have a view on this.
    This came up a few times when I was reading up for a piece on companion planting for our last allotment newsletter. One poster reckoned that the antiseptic action of the alliums was bad for the beans' symbiotic bacteria.

    Then again, a few posters here grow them together with no problems. Time for a controlled trial!
    Last edited by TallGirl; 29-06-2011 at 01:15 PM.

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