Plants help other plants grow | Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles. oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter. basil makes tomatoes even tastier.
Oxalis Versicolor - Bulb Oxalis versicolor Oxalis Versicolor flowers are very beautiful in full bloom, but they are even more stunning when they have not quite opened up completely and display a striking red and white stripped pattern. In full bloom the petals are white on the inside and red margins on the outside. They can be planted in the garden or in a patio or window-box.
How to keep pests out of your garden...including: Cutworms destroying your tomato plants? Cut a toilet paper roll in half and press half-way into the soil around each seedling as you plant them. It will serve as a barrier and is biodegradable to boot.