Entries Tagged as 'companion planting'

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Herbs and Edible Plants in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Dill by eye of einstein TheGardenLady walks around checking her garden daily to see what is coming up. Though mostly this is a flower garden, I do have herbs and a few edible plants growing among the flowers and I want to see if there are spots where more vegetables can be squeezed in. Coming […]

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Good Companian Plants to Deter Bean Beetles

Nasty beetles eating everything. by Jason Riedy A reader asked which plants would be good companion plants to grow with her beans to deter bean beetles. TheGardenLady would plant a variety of plants that deter bean beetles, if you have the room in your garden. Then you can hope that at least one will work. […]

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Companion Planting or Underplanting

companion planting at Heligan, Cornwall by RoseBridger As the snow sits on the lawn, TheGardenLady is sure that her readers are dreaming of the day the bulbs start pushing up their leaves.  This is a sure sign that the flowers will soon open signaling spring. This spring I am looking forward to hyacinths and tulips […]

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Companion Planting for your Garden

Photo of Marigolds planted next to Cucumber plants by Ellen Sousa at Turkey Hill Brook Farm When planning your garden this year, consider companion planting.  What does it mean to do companion planting? Companion plants are the plants you should grow next to plants that you want in your garden. These companions assist because they […]