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What Vegetables Should Not Be Planted Next Each Other in a Garden?

While cucumbers thrive near bush beans, lettuce and radishes, and choke near potatoes. Beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers and strawberries make good neighbors -- as long as you plant the onions, garlic, leeks and shallots elsewhere. Peppers do well with carrots, eggplant, onions, parsley and tomatoes, but not with kohlrabi. Keep lettuce away from cabbage and keep onions away from asparagus, beans and peas. Spinach gets along with everyone.

from DIY

How to Grow Pole and Bush Beans

Plant Bush Bean Varieties Now for a Fall Harvest. Learn How >>


Sharon's beans! Clone of Bush's Baked Beans Made 6.13.13- added garlic powder, onion powder and paprika. Cooked in the crockpot, and froze. did not process in pressure cooker Update 6.28.13. Beans did not cook well in crockpot. They were still hard and chewy. This time I cooked on stove top in water for 2 hrs and then added all ingredients and baked. Delish!


Green Bean Recipes - What to do with all those Beans

from Fabulessly Frugal

Tips and tidbits on Gardening: Companion Planting

Companion Gardening With Essential Oils! Experimenting is the only way we can gain new insight for our own individual gardens. Essential oils play several roles in the garden. Strong healthy plants resist disease, and the essential oils work on on the sa


Three Sisters | Plant corn in a circle for better pollination. Eight seeds around each circle. Use 5 gal. bucket to mark. In dryer climates make a well in the middle to catch the water.

from Bombay Outdoors

Potato Barrel: How to Plant Potatoes Easily

One potato. Two potato. Grow 100 lbs. of spuds in a beautiful barrel! Here's how...