Plants have best friends just like people do: 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.
Cucamelons: grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. Mayo's company, Underwood Gardens, was the first to offer this and actually named them "Cucamelons". Other companies have changed the name since the original introduction.
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