Mixed planting of vegetables in the country
As a rule, gardeners-fans in suburban areas grow in the same bed one vegetable crop.
At the same time have to deal with pests, to carry out the rotation and protect plants from disease.
But many have found a way to solve these problems is a mixed planting. That is, in one place breeds several types of garden plants.
This is done in order to reduce the fatigue of the soil. As a consequence, to crop rotation every year is eliminated.
Mixing of odors of different vegetables and plants, does not allow the pests to find their culture. In addition, the insect predators that eat pests, I feel in this environment very well.
Another advantage of the mixed crop – increased crop yields. If mixed planting of vegetables is done properly, the plants themselves help each other in development, providing a beneficial effect.
Unfortunately not all cultures respond positively to the neighborhood of other. Thus, the need to maintain the compatibility of the plants.
Watermelons grow well with corn, peas, radishes, beets, sunflowers. You can not grow along with cucumbers.
Eggplants have a good compatibility with peas, lettuce, beans, Basil.
Peas can become neighbors carrots, radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes. Not tolerate garlic, onion.
Courgettes grow well next to beans, mint, radishes. Can not be planted next to potatoes. The cabbage will fit beans, beets, mint, dill.
Excluded neighborhood with strawberries, tomatoes. Potatoes good it will feel next to carrots, cabbage. Unwanted mixed planting with tomatoes, cucumbers.
Celery grows well near garlic, carrots, Basil, onions. The neighbourhood bean is not desirable.