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When to Plant Corn, Beans & Squash - Natural Signs for Planting by Ira Wallace on Mother Earth News - The Native Americans called it a 3 Sisters garden. Native Americans knew how to do it. Plant corn which grows vertically, beans will run up the corn, and squash will run along the ground. They grow very well together. Combining them like that will maximize your space.
Sweet Alyssum planted with potatoes, broccoli, beans, corn, and eggplant will attract predatory wasps and hoverflies, which devour aphids. | Photo: Blickwinkel/Alamy | thisoldhouse.com