Organic gardeners have always known that growing the right plant combinations can attract beneficial insects, minimize pests and disease, improve soil quality, and increase yields. And almost any vegetable you can grow likely has a beneficial companion. Expert gardener Brian Lowell will teach you the fundamentals of organic gardening and show you how to use evidence-based companion planting strategies to create a thriving, bountiful, chemical-free vegetable garden.
Here's what you'll discover inside: - Expert advice on using companion plants to attract beneficial insects, while repelling bad insects and weeds, - Tips for planning your companion garden, including five illustrated garden plans, - The fundamentals of organic gardening, with tips for starting your garden and creating ideal growing conditions, - Beautiful photography and colourful illustrations for dozens of beneficial planting configurations, - Expert advice on watering, soil management, troubleshooting, composting, and more, - A detailed, illustrated growing reference that will help you determine which companions to pair with your vegetables.
Discover how companion planting can help you grow your vegetables organically and eliminate the need to use toxic chemicals in your garden!