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Parsley next to roses keeps beetles away and other companion planting tips for rose gardeners.

Rose Garden Companion Plants | eHow

Food forest conceptual diagram by Full Circle Tree Crops :: Urban Food Forestry | Community Fruit Tree and Edible Landscaping Resources

Companion Plants for Raspberries | eHow good to know pine needles help the soil to acidify, need to remember for blueberries and raspberries :)

Companion Plants for Raspberries | eHow

Best companion planting chart I've seen. Super easy to follow. (Oh and that picture is of my garden. Yeah, right.)

ZUCCHINI’S COMPANION’S 1) Zucchini loves a flower called borage as it chases off the tomato hornworm, plus it attracts bees. 2) Marigolds & nasturtiums are good at repelling beetles and squash bugs, and also attracting bees to your zucchini patch. Add the borage into the nasturtium plan!

How To Grow Organic Zucchini | On The Green Farms

Alliums- Helps repel slugs, aphids, carrot flies, cabbage worms and other pests. Companion plant for carrots, fruit trees, cabbage, broccoli, tomatoes, potatoes and peppers.

The Landscape Design Studio

Avocado ‘Day’ (Persea americana) self fertile, medium sized fruits in a pot in 2-3 yrs. Am I dreaming?

Avocado ‘Day’ - Logee's Greenhouses

Put that in my yard with fruit trees on either side... (Portland Japanese Garden By Rosa Say)

Are you a big tea drinker? Grow your own tea garden! (Crumpets not included) -->

How to Grow a Tea Garden : HGTV Gardens

Helpful companion planting #tips for the #veggiegarden. Garlic spray can defeat aphids, tell Julie! So planting fennel near my back door.

Plant nasturtium with cabbage, cucumbers, radishes, and fruit trees to repel squash bugs, white flies, and cucumber beetles. The blooms also keep aphids from nibbling on fruit trees.

Best Plants for a Healthy, Organic Garden

Repel Garden Pests with Companion Planting

Repel Garden Pests With Companion Plants

Creating An Environment For Growing Organic Strawberries with Companion Planting - author is in zone 8b - same as me!

Avocado Pit to an Indoor Tree: Take a pit from a ripe avocado. Wash it well to remove any traces of fruit & allow to dry for a few days. Suspend pit in a glass of water. Once the growth roots are about 2", plant it in a pot of soil. See page for more details.

A great idea: Potted orange tree with mint. It's amazing that you can grow a fruit-bearing tree in a pot. Lemons would probably work too!

Gardening the Deck

The strawberries: 1. Create a living mulch ground cover which conserves moisture for the grapevine, limiting water loss by evaporation from the soil in summer. 2. Produce strawberries, which are edible It actually gets much complicated than that in my design. When we introduce a herbaceous layer, (we end up with three layers vertically, this is another Permaculture principle, that of Stacking) we add more element with multiple uses and they all act together in synergy. To one ...

2. Each Element Performs Many Functions

Try these 12 perfect companion plants with Hydrangea Strawberries and Cream® | Your Easy Garden

How to build a rustic branch twig tuteur

How to build a rustic branch & twig tuteur

afristar permaculture posters7 - site has multiple posters for composting, greywater recycling.....

Afristar Permaculture Posters

Companion Planting

"Growing trees from seeds is remarkably easy, and although not all fruit trees produce reliable results if grown from seeds, peaches, nectarines and apricots are exceptions to this rule. Collect pits from your favorite fruits this summer, let the pits dry, and then crack them open to get the seeds."- Mother Earth News

Grow Free Fruit Trees

16 Ways to Use Companion Planting to Control Pests Naturally

lots of great tips on growing certain herbs as companion plants for vegetables for natural pest control