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Companion Planting Provides a More Natural Environment for Plants to Thrive In
by Chip Phelan

Companion planting is a highly effective technique for organic gardeners. From controlling pests naturally to improving the flavor of your vegetables, companion planting is an easy and environmentally friendly way to manage your organic garden.

If you look closely at the natural landscape, you’ll never see a large area populated by a single species. Why then would it make sense to plant a single crop in a field or in a section of your garden? It doesn’t. Companion planting makes a lot of sense. Read full text...


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Ground Covers

Sub-categories: None Ground Covers, Plants, Cover Crops
Site deals with ground cover and the related subjects of cover crops and companion planting. Learn about ground covers to use for specific problem areas, and their care.
Diseases of Ground Cover Plants
Fact sheet from Ohio State University on diseases and control measures.
Ground Cover Plants
Article on ground cover usage, advantages, and disadvantages. Includes a checklist of types of plants.
Ground Covers
Introduction to choosing and planting. Focus is on the Southeast US and includes a zone map.
Ground Covers: Their Establishment and Maintenance
Information from the University of Nebraska on selection, planting and maintenance.
University of Nevada, Reno - Ground Covers
Features a list with tips on which plants to use, planting instructions, information on grooming and neglect, and maintenance of established plants.

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