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Home  >  Horticultural Crops  >   Companion Planting: Basic Concepts & Resources (Summary)

Companion Planting: Basic Concepts & Resources


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By George Kuepper & Mardi Dodson

Published 2001

Updated 2009

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16 pages


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Introduction

Companion planting is based on the idea that certain plants can benefit others when planted in near proximity. The scientific and traditional bases for these plant associations are discussed. A companion planting chart for common herbs, vegetables, and flowers is provided, as is a listing of literature resources for traditional companion planting. An appendix provides history, plant varieties, and planting designs for the Three Sisters, a traditional Native American companion planting practice.

Table of Contents

Traditional Companion Planting
Companion Planting Chart
The Scientific Foundations for Companion Planting
Options for System Design
References
Appendix: Ancient Companions

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