Plants have best friends: Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

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Plants have best friends: Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Plant Buddies...guide on what to plant next to each other and which flowers keep certain bugs away.

Plant Buddies...guide on what to plant next to each other and which flowers keep certain bugs away.

Cucamelons: they're grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. And they're totally easy to grow.

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Cucamelons: they're grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. And they're totally easy to grow.

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Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

Monsanto now owns 40% of the seed market! It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled this list to help you navigate through things. #seed #garden #gmo #votewithyourdollars

Monsanto now owns 40% of the seed market! It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled this list to help you navigate through things. #seed #garden #gmo #votewithyourdollars

Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Plant in pots and place on your porch or patio.

Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. Plant in pots and place on your porch or patio.


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Plant a Mosquito Control containers so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET. I wonder if this works in the deep South? I will have to try it out!

MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, and Garlic

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SUCH a great infographic! Love the part on companion planting!:

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