Did you know that garlic fights a rose's worst enemy?
That pepper juice protects plants against viruses?
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Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
by Louise Riotte
|This gardening classic was first published
in 1975, and now a second generation of gardeners who prefer pest-resistant planning to
chemicals will find a place for it on the shelves. Not only does it tell what
to plant with what (and what not to), but also how to use herbal sprays to control
insects, what wild plants to encourage in the garden, how to grow fruit and nut trees, how
to start small plots or window-box gardens, and much more. It's one of the
most practical books around for any gardener of edibles, no matter how serious or casual.
The chapters are: Vegetables; Herbs; Wild Plants; Grasses, Grains, and
Field Crops; First Steps for Home Fruit Growing; Nuts; Ornamental Trees and Shrubs; Garden
Techniques; Soil Improvement; Pest Control; Poisonous Plants; Garden Plans.
Companion Planting and Other Secrets of Flowers
by Louise Riotte
|Alphabetically arranged and heavily
illustrated "Roses Love Garlic" lists hundreds of common and uncommon herbs and
flowers. Each listing contains information on the plant's companion planting
properties, pest problem solutions, medicinal uses, history, folklore, and more.
In this book, the author explores this curious relationship between
vegetables and flowers and shows you the secrets of successful "companion
planting." The publisher, Storey Books, 1998
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