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"Just like people, plants search far and wide for perfect companions their soil mates are special plants who bring out their best traits and keep bad influences away. And it's our job as gardeners to help these lovelorn veggies find each other. In this charming guide to companion planting for all your vegetable-garden favorites, you'll learn why Broccoli ? Rosemary and whether Potato + Corn = friends with benefits. (Just watch out for Celery! Leggy and leafy, she is notoriously easy-going and will happily settle down with just about anyone, raising a ruckus in your raised beds. ) Complete with 20 pairings, full plant information, tasty recipes, and more, Soil Mates is the perfect partner for your horticultural matchmaker.
"For those of us who are attached to our raised beds, Soil Mates is highly useful."--Dominique Browning, New York Times Book Review
ISBN: 9781594744457 ISBN-10: 1594744459 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 128 Published: 1st December 2010 Publisher: Quirk Books Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 14.3
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1