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Post  Eric Lingo on 9/13/2014, 10:27 am

question.

is there a book or chart that has a list of what not to plant next to each other or what to plant after or before something do these matter much in Mel's mix.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 9/13/2014, 7:09 pm

Yes, there are lots of books and have been lots of posts on companion and succession planting. I have a book called Carrots love Tomatoes. You could google companion planting and probably come up with charts and all kinds of info.

I have found that it doesn't really matter much in the SFG.
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Post  Marc Iverson on 9/14/2014, 12:40 am

Wikipedia has a nice entry on it. There are plenty of charts and articles about companion planting on the web.

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Post  sanderson on 9/14/2014, 1:43 am

http://www.howtogardenadvice.com/garden_info/companion_planting_chart.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_companion_plants

Go to the search box and enter companion. There are several topics posted by members.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 9/14/2014, 8:03 am

Carrots Love Tomatoes is a great book!  I also found one at the library called Secrets of Companion Planting.

And there IS a LOT of info on the web.  I downloaded stuff from Portland Nursery,  Ommas Aarden Heirloom Seeds and a few other places.

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Post  camprn on 9/14/2014, 10:20 am

I don't put a lot of stock in companion planting. I do use trap plants and intersperse garlic and onions throughout my garden.

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Post  sanderson on 9/14/2014, 1:07 pm

Camp, Is there anything that you don't plant in the squares next to garlic and onions? I want to disperse garlic and onions squares in different boxes to insure some do well.

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Post  camprn on 9/14/2014, 6:50 pm

@sanderson wrote:Camp, Is there anything that you don't plant in the squares next to garlic and onions?  I want to disperse garlic and onions squares in different boxes to insure some do well.
not that I can think of. The onions and garlic grow in their own beds.

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