Companion Planting

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I would like to try Companion Planting. Has anyone tried that method? If so, how well does it work? Can it be done in the
Fall?

YB
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I have done it.

Works well if directions are followed. I have done Corn and Cucumbers. Worked ok if weeds are kept in check.
Google it, there are plenty of sites with detailed directions for the types of plants you may wish to try.

As for the fall... Depends on your location and when your planting season runs.

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Cucumbers like

Cucumbers like SUnflowers.
Tomatoes like Carrots and nastursiums, and marigolds.

try looking on the internet . As YB said there are some good sites that list who gets along with who.

Deb

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Don't Forget ...

There's some tried -and-true info here:

http://www.almanac.com/content/vegetable-garden-planning-beginners

Once you open this webpage, on the right is this list that may be useful:

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