Plant companions

45 Results

  • Asparagus
    Good Neighbors
    dill cucumber parsley kohlrabi lettuce tomatoes
  • Beetroot
    Good Neighbors
    beans dill cucumber cabbage kohlrabi lettuce zucchini onions
    Bad Neighbors
    potatoes mangold leek spinach
  • Bell pepper
    Good Neighbors
    varieties of cabbage carrots tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    peas fennel beetroot
  • Black salsify
    Good Neighbors
    beans kohlrabi leek lettuce
  • Borage
    Good Neighbors
    red cabbage beans strawberries peas kohlrabi varieties of cabbage
    Note

    It’s good to plant borage next to plants that need pollination like cucumber or zucchini, as it attracts insects.

  • Broccoli
    Good Neighbors
    beans endives peas cucumber butterhead lettuce mangold bell pepper looseleaf lettuce leek red radish radish celery spinach
    Bad Neighbors
    garlic onions
  • Brussels sprouts
    Good Neighbors
    leek celery
    Bad Neighbors
    cauliflower broccoli chinese cabbage borecole kohlrabi red redish redish arugula mustard savoy
  • Bush beans
    Good Neighbors
    savory borage chinese cabbage dill strawberries cucumber nasturtium potatoes varieties of cabbage kohlrabi red radish radish beetroot lettuce sage celery spinach tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    peas fennel garlic bell pepper leek chives green beans onions
    Note

    Savory protect the beans from the black bean aphid; its scent benefits the bean’s growth and flavor.

  • Cabbage
    Good Neighbors
    beans borage dill southernwood endives peas cucumber beetroot lettuce celery spinach tagetes tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    other types of cabbage potatoes garlic kohlrabi rhubarb onions
    Note

    The scents of southernwood, sage and peppermint keep the cabbage white butterfly away. Celery also protects against the cabbage white butterfly. Tomatoes protect the cabbage from caterpillars.

  • Carrots
    Good Neighbors
    chicory dill peas garlic mangold leek red radish radish lettuce salsify spinach tomatoes onions
    Bad Neighbors
    beetroot peppermint
    Note

    The scent of dill keeps pests away. Besides, dill increases the germination capacity of carrots. Onions keep the carrot fly away.

  • Cauliflower
    Good Neighbors
    bush beans peas phacelia celery
    Bad Neighbors
    garlic onions
    Note

    Protects celery from celery rust.

  • Celery
    Good Neighbors
    buckwheat bush beans chinese cabbage fennel cucumber chamomile cabbage kohlrabi parsnip leek lettuce spinach tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    peas potatoes
    Note

    Buckwheat helps to make potash in the ground useable for celery.
    Cabbage protects celery from celery rust.

  • Chinese cabbage
    Good Neighbors
    beans peas spinach lettuce
    Bad Neighbors
    red radish radish
  • Chive
    Good Neighbors
    dill strawberries nasturtium kohlrabi carrots parsley celery spinach tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    beans peas cabbage coriander beetroot
  • Corn
    Good Neighbors
    beans cucumber potatoes butterhead lettuce pumpkin melons tomatoes zucchini
    Bad Neighbors
    beetroot celery
    Note

    Corn, beans and pumpkin complement one another perfectly in a garden bed (old Indian intercropping).

  • Cucumber
    Good Neighbors
    basil beans borage dill peas fennel varieties of cabbage butterhead lettuce caraway corn leek beetroot celery onions
    Bad Neighbors
    tomatoes potatoes red radish radish
    Note

    To attract insects for pollination you can plant borage or basil next to the cucumber. Also, basil protects cucumber from early blight.

  • Dill
    Good Neighbors
    peas carrots cucumber varieties of cabbage beetroot lettuce onions
    Note

    Dill benefits the germination capacity of carrots. Its scent keeps pests away.

  • Eggplant
    Good Neighbors
    beans red radish lettuce
    Bad Neighbors
    bell pepper potatoes tomatoes
    Note

    Doesn’t get along well with other solanums.

  • Endives
    Good Neighbors
    fennel varieties of cabbage leek green beans
  • Fennel
    Good Neighbors
    endives peas lamb's lettuce cucumber lettuce celery
    Bad Neighbors
    beans tomatoes kohlrabi
  • Garlic
    Good Neighbors
    strawberries cucumber raspberries lilies carrots roses beetroot tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    peas bush beans varieties of cabbage green beans
    Note

    Garlic is antibacterial and fungicidal.

  • Horseradish
    Good Neighbors
    potatoes
    Note

    Horseradish keeps the potato beetle away.

  • Knob celery
    Good Neighbors
    beans peas cucumber cabbage kohlrabi leek spinach tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    potatoes corn lettuce
  • Kohlrabi
    Good Neighbors
    beans borage dill peas strawberries cucumber potatoes leek red radish beetroot lettuce black salsify celery asparagus spinach
    Bad Neighbors
    cabbage
  • Lamb’s lettuce
    Good Neighbors
    strawberries red radish
  • Leek
    Good Neighbors
    endives strawberries cabbage varieties garlic carrots parsley radish lettuce black salsify celery spinach tomatoes wormwood onions
    Bad Neighbors
    beans peas beetroot green beans
    Note

    Radish and wormwood protect the leek from the leek moth. Onions and garlic protect it from mold fungus.

  • Lettuce
    Good Neighbors
    beans chicory peas fennel cucumber chervil varieties of cabbage kohlrabi carrots leek red radish radish black salsify tomatoes onions
    Bad Neighbors
    cress parsley celery
    Note

    Chervil protects lettuce from lice, mildew and snails. Lettuce protects red radish and radish from the flea beetle.

  • Mangold
    Good Neighbors
    bush beans varieties of cabbage carrots red radish radish lettuce
    Bad Neighbors
    beetroot
  • Marigold
    Good Neighbors
    strawberries cucumber potatoes varieties of cabbage lettuce tomatoes
    Note

    Marigold protects from nematodes and wireworms. It increases the yield and the soil health.

  • Onions
    Good Neighbors
    dill savory cucumber chamomile garlic carrots parsnip beetroot lettuce tomatoes zucchini
    Bad Neighbors
    beans peas potatoes varieties of cabbage leek
    Note

    Onions protect other plants from fungal infections and spider mites.
    Carrots help to protect onions from the onion fly.

  • Parsley
    Good Neighbors
    cucumber red radish tomatoes onions
    Bad Neighbors
    lettuce
  • Parsnip
    Good Neighbors
    carrots potatoes butterhead lettuce leaf lettuce red radish beetroot celery spinach
  • Peas
    Good Neighbors
    borage dill fennel cucumber varieties of cabbage kohlrabi butterhead lettuce corn carrots red radish radish celery spinach zucchini
    Bad Neighbors
    beans potatoes garlic leek tomatoes onions
  • Potatoes
    Good Neighbors
    bush beans fava beans nasturtium kohlrabi caraway corn horseradish peppermint spinach marigold
    Bad Neighbors
    peas cucumber pumpkin beetroot celery sunflower tomatoes onions
    Note

    Horseradish keeps the potato beetle away. Tagetes (marigolds) and spinach prevent bulb and leaf rot. Coriander and caraway have a positive effect on the flavor of the potatoes.

  • Pumpkin
    Good Neighbors
    beans corn
    Note

    Corn, beans and pumpkin complement one another perfectly in a garden bed (old Indian intercropping).

  • Red cabbage
    Good Neighbors
    borage bush beans peas carrots phacelia lettuce celery spinach
    Bad Neighbors
    garlic varieties of cabbage tomatoes onions
  • Red radish
    Good Neighbors
    beans peas nasturtium cabbage mangold carrots parsley lettuce spinach tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    cucumber chinese cabbage
    Note

    Lettuce protects red radish from flea beetles.

  • Rhubarb
    Good Neighbors
    bush beans cabbage varieties lettuce spinach
  • Sage
    Good Neighbors
    beans peas fennel cress carrots lettuce
  • Savory
    Good Neighbors
    beans beetroot lettuce
    Note

    Savory protect the beans from the black bean aphid; its scent benefits the bean’s growth and flavor.

  • Spinach
    Good Neighbors
    strawberries potatoes varieties of cabbage kohlrabi red radish garden radish rhubarb green beans tomatoes
    Bad Neighbors
    beetroot mangold
  • Strawberries
    Good Neighbors
    borage bush beans garlic butterhead lettuce leek red radish marigold spinach
    Bad Neighbors
    varieties of cabbage
    Note

    Garlic is antibacterial and fungicidal. Onions keep snails, slugs and root vole away, also helps against gray mold.

  • Sunflower
    Good Neighbors
    cucumber
  • Tomato
    Good Neighbors
    bush beans chicory garlic kohlrabi carrots parsnip parsley leek radish marigold lettuce celery spinach onions
    Bad Neighbors
    red cabbage peas fennel cucumber potatoes beetroot
    Note

    Celery protects tomatoes from plant lice. Tomatoes protect cabbage from caterpillars.

  • Zucchini
    Good Neighbors
    basil nasturtium green beans onions
    Bad Neighbors
    cucumber
    Note

    To attract insects for pollination you can plant the zucchini with borage.