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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  • Cabbage Family

    Rosemary repels cabbage flies, geraniums trap cabbage worms, same general companion profile as all brassica.

  • Caraway

    Good for loosening compacted soil with its deep roots so it's also compatible next to shallow rooted crops. The flowers attract a number of beneficial insects especially the tiny parasitic wasps.

  • Carrot

    Tomatoes may stunt carrots' growth.

  • Castor Bean

    Repels moles and plant lice. Note: All parts of castor beans are poisonous.

  • Catnip

    Fresh catnip steeped in water and sprinkled on plants will drive away flea beetles. Deters flea beetles, aphids, Japanese beetles, squash bugs, ants and weevils, and mice. Helps distract cats from rest of the garden.

  • Celery

    Improves growth of companion plants. Repels white cabbage butterflies.

  • Chamomile

    Improves growth and flavor--but plant only one plant every 150 feet or so. Growing chamomile of any type is considered a tonic for anything you grow in the garden. Host to hoverflies and wasps. Growing near herbs will increase their oil production.

  • Chards

    Can be problematic with some herbs that need high nutrition. Maintains ground humidity and attracting beneficial insects.

  • Chickweed

    Offers soil nouirishment. Presence can decreases insect damage to other plants. Can be eaten raw in salads. Fast growing.

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