companion plants

Green Your Plate With Chinese Cabbage

by Polly Garden Recipes

Green your plate with Chinese cabbage if you enjoy the crisp taste of lettuce but are looking for something with a little more zip. This multipurpose green is as tasty enjoyed fresh in salads as it is boiled or steamed, stir-fried, or shredded for slaw. It is easy to grow in spring. When it comes […]

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Hyssop. Add To Your Garden To Attract Hummingbirds & Butterflies!

by Polly Garden Recipes

Hyssop. Add to your garden to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Besides, this tall and pretty plant also brings bees to pollinate your garden. The minty flavor of the hyssop leaves can be made into tea that is good for sore throats. You can put hyssop leaves in a soup or in a salad to add […]

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Companion Planting: Asparagus, Tomatoes & Flowers

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

Asparagus is a good companion to tomatoes, basil, parsley. Last year I decided to try something different. I used asparagus as a backdrop for one of my flower borders. Asparagus plants thrive with the same regular feeding and watering that flowers love. So, these ornamental edibles make positive garden partners. And, in the spring, it’s […]

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Garden Plants: Companions

by Polly Need To Garden & Eat Organically

When two garden plants thrive in each other’s company, we call them “companions.” No one knows exactly why this is true. But, companion vegetables suffer fewer pest attacks, grow more vigorously, and have better yields. And, ofteh they even taste better. While the science of companion planting is not complete, gardeners do have a long […]

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