Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening

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Storey Publishing, Jan 2, 1998 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. This classic companion-gardening guide outlines the keys to creating a harmoniously varied and bountiful garden. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.  

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Great Companion Advise

User Review  - Leroy M. -

This book will explain what to grow or not grow together. It works and has kept me from having to use so much pesticide and has helped with my bumper crops. Well worth having for planting advise. Read full review

Great Book good info on companion planting

User Review  - greenhouse10 -

Great book on companion planting great small reference book Good information. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Beloved author and life-long gardener Louise Riotte passed away in 1998 at the age of 89. During her life, she wrote twelve books on gardening, companion planting, and garden lore, among them the ever-popular Carrots Love Tomatoes. Her father taught her how to practice astrology, while her mother was an herbalist. Together they greatly influenced her life and her books, including Roses Love Garlic, Astrological Gardening, Sleeping with a Sunflower, Catfish Ponds & Lily Pads, and Raising Animals by the Moon. Riotte was an artist as well as a writer, and her own drawings appear in all of her books. She took great pride in her garden near her home in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

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