Companion Planting Guide

With 124 plants and counting, 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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Plant Companions Incompatibles Type Benefits
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Black Walnut Most everything Perennial Black 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.
Borage Tomato, strawberry, fruit orchards, Squash Annual Repels tomato worms. Adds potassium, calcium and other minerals to soil. Attracts honeybees. Borage may benefit any plant it is growing next t More...
Brassica\Broccoli Chamomile, Peppermint, Dill, Sage, Rosemary Mustards, Nightshades, Tomato, Peppers, Strawberry, Beans Annual Brassicas are a family of species which include broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, and cauliflower. Need rich soil with plenty of More...
Broad Beans Corn, Sunflower Perennial Add nitrogen to soil--which is needed by corn. Bean vines grow up corn stalks, thus anchoring corn more firmly and the vines discourage racoons.
Brussels sprouts Chamomile, Garlic, Sage, Nasturtium Strawberry, Tomato, Pole Beans Biennials Will inhibited growth when planted near strawberries. Chamomile can improves the flavor of Brussels sprouts.
Buckwheat Various Plants Beans Annual Accumulates calcium and can be grown as an excellent cover crop. Attracts hoverflies in droves. Do not plant buckwheat as a companion crop wit More...
Burdock Brussels sprouts, Bean, Celery, Dill, Hyssop, Mint, Nasturtium, Sage Potato Perennial 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 Beans Beets, Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Strawberry, Savory, Tansy, Marigold, Potato, Sunflower Onion, Buckwheat Annual Encourages growth of companion plant. Adds nitrogen to the soil. Green beans protect eggplant from the Colorado potato beetle.

Last Update 2/9/2019: Added Swiss Chard, Chicory, and Kale