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Companion Planting Chart for Growing Vegetables I put this Discussion up 2 years ago but thought it might be worth revisiting as we have…

Started by Dianne Caswell

4 Mar 17
Reply by Dianne Caswell

Companion Planting Chart for Growing Vegetables

Companion Planting Chart for Growing Vegetables Companion Planting is the practice of Planting two or more plants together for mutual b…

Started by Dianne Caswell

4 Sep 9, 2017
Reply by Alex Gilroy

Sages/Salvias - Culinary, Companion & Bee/Bird/Butterfly Attracting

Here you can list your Sages/Salvias so as we may, swap cuttings/plants with other members who would like to further their collections. SA…

Started by Dianne Caswell

28 May 22, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) - As a Companion Plant

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) As a Companion Plant Hyssop is a tall herb that can grow up to 60cms in height. The plant has narrow long le…

Started by Dianne Caswell

2 Nov 11, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Why Companion Plant - Plants and their uses

I wanted to find a place to put my lists of Companion Plants and their uses, in a space where they would not get lost in the maze of words.…

Started by Dianne Caswell

2 May 15, 2016

Compost Activators

There are many plants that can be used as Compost Activators. The ones I most frequently use are Comfrey and Elderberry. When using Comfrey…

Started by Dianne Caswell

21 Apr 15, 2016
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

Companion planting science

As a matter of interest I reckon these are a must read because the research locates the method inside a brilliant logic of the traditional…

Started by Dave Riley

1 Mar 14, 2016
Reply by Dianne Caswell


Here are 2 Natural Sprays I use for Red Spider Mite etc. I like to change the spray I use from time to time. I know it will make up a lot o…

Started by Dianne Caswell

5 Jan 31, 2016

Companion Planting in a Small Productive Urban Garden

From SUSTAINABLE GARDENING AUSTRALIA: Interesting Video on companion planting. It’s possible to have a highly productive garden of fruit an…

Started by Lissa

3 Jun 4, 2015
Reply by Rob Collings


From DIANNE: MARIGOLDS Tagetes & Tagetes minuta - As Companion Plants are one of the World's Best Insecticides. There is a Marigold for…

Started by Lissa

0 Jun 4, 2015


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