Companion Planting Notes

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  • Marigolds repel cabbage moths. Nasturtiums repel aphids.
  • marigolds repel Mexican bean beetles
  • tomatoes and celery repel cabbage worms
  • onions, leeks, and wormwood repel carrot flies

Peas

Plant near: beans, carrots, corn, cucumbers, early potatoes, radishes, turnips
Keep away from: garlic leeks, onions, shallots

Marigolds

Plant near all garden crops. Stimulates vegetable growth and deters bean beetles, aphids, potato bugs, squash bugs, nematodes, and maggots.

Nasturtiums

Plant near: apples, beans, cabbage family, greenhouse crops, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, squash
Keep away from:
Comments: repels aphids, potato bugs, squash bugs, striped pumpkin beetles, and Mexican bean beetles and destroys white flies in greenhouses.

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