Companion Planting Guide

This Companion Planting Guide allow you to quickly search and sort through many vegetables, herbs, and flowers to maximize you companion planting strategy. Our list contains companion planting research done on over 20 sites and compiled a useful and searchable guide. A must have for all gardeners!

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Black WalnutMost everythingPerennialBlack walnut trees inhibit the growth of apples, potato, eggplant, tomato, capsicum, blackberry, petunia.
Blackberry Tansy, Rue, Wormwood, Nasturtium, Grape Perennial Blackberries grows very quickly and can take over if not pruned frequently.
BorageTomato, strawberry, fruit orchards, SquashAnnual Repels tomato worms. Adds potassium, calcium and other minerals to soil. Attracts honeybees. Borage may benefit any plant it is gr More...
Brassica\BroccoliChamomile, Peppermint, Dill, Sage, RosemaryMustards, Nightshades, Tomato, Peppers, Strawberry, BeansAnnual Brassicas are a family of species which include broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts, kohlrabi, and cauliflower. Need rich soil with More...
Broad BeansCorn, SunflowerPerennialAdd nitrogen to soil--which is needed by corn. Bean vines grow up corn stalks, thus anchoring corn more firmly and the vines discourage racoons.
BuckwheatVarious PlantsBeansAnnual Accumulates calcium and can be grown as an excellent cover crop. Attracts hoverflies in droves. Do not plant buckwheat as a compani More...
Burdock Brussel Sprouts, Bean, Celery, Dill, Hyssop, Mint, Nasturtium, Sage PotatoPerennial Do not allow to go to seed. Burdock will spread fast and wide.
Burnet Thyme, Mint Perennial Salad burnet has the flavor described as light cucumber and is considered interchangeable with mint in some recipes.
Bush BeansBeets, Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Strawberry, Savory, Tansy, Marigold, Potato, SunflowerOnion, BuckwheatAnnualEncourages growth of companion plant. Adds nitrogen to the soil. Green beans protect eggplant from the Colorado potato beetle.
Cabbage FamilyBush Beans, Beets, Celery, Onion, All Strong Herbs, Marigold, NasturtiumStrawberry, Tomato, Pole Beans, Mustard, PeppersBiennialRosemary repels cabbage flies, geraniums trap cabbage worms, same general companion profile as all brassica.

Update 7/18/2016: Now searchable by benefits.