Great Garden Companions: A Companion Planting System For A Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

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Rodale, Feb 15, 1998 - Gardening - 278 pages
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Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. By planting special combinations of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, you can minimize pest and disease problems and create a high-yielding, beautiful garden!
 

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User Review  - dleave - LibraryThing

Great book if you're looking for information on companion planting. Contrary to what the other reviewer said, I think the book covered the organic benefits of planting certain plants together, just as ... Read full review

Seems good well see...

User Review  - lydiak - Overstock.com

This is my first big gardening attempt so well see if the recommendations from the book will pan out. I thought it was reader friendly and the summaries of each veggie was pretty useful. The color ... Read full review

Contents

Welcome to Wonderland
1
From Companion Planting to Crop Rotation
13
Getting Ready to Garden
29
My Special System
43
Great Plant Companions
55
Bringing in the Good Guys
81
Perennials in the Pumpkins Shrubs on the Side
111
Having Fun With Companion Gardening
125
Seasonal Care
149
How My Companion Garden Works
168
Sallys Top Crops and CompanionGarden Secrets
183
Plants for Beneficial Insects
247
Plants That Keep Pests Away
258
Sources
266
Index
272
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
278

The Four Fundamentals of Companion Gardening
137

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About the author (1998)

She manages the Master Gardener program for Erie County and gardens at Wonderland Farm.

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