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Plant partners : science-based companion planting strategies for the vegetable garden / Jessica Walliser.

Walliser, Jessica, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library 635 WAL 31257000286780 New items Checked out 06/17/2021
Howe Library 635 WAL 31254003693732 New books - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635861334 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1635861330 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 205 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-199) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The power of plant partnerships: how does modern companion planting work? -- Soil preparation & conditioning: from cover crops to living rototillers -- Weed management: using living mulches and allelopathy to combat weeds -- Support & structure: plants that act as living trellises -- Pest management: luring, trapping, tricking, and deterring pest insects -- Disease management: suppressing disease through plant partnerships and interplanting -- Biological control: plant partners that attract and support pest-eating beneficial insects -- Pollination: bringing more pollinators to the garden through the perfect plant/pollinator matches.
Summary, etc.:
"Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for companion planting, offering gardeners dozens of ways they can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit the garden as a whole"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Companion planting.
Vegetable gardening.

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Plant Partners : Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden
Plant Partners : Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden
by Walliser, Jessica; Gillman, Jeff (Foreword by)
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Plant Partners : Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for the Vegetable Garden


2021 AHS Book Award Winner Companion planting has a long history of use by gardeners, but the explanation of why it works has been filled with folklore and conjecture. Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for this ever-popular growing technique, offering dozens of ways you can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit your whole garden. Through an enhanced understanding of how plants interact with and influence each other, this guide suggests specific plant combinations that improve soil health and weed control, decrease pest damage, and increase biodiversity, resulting in real and measurable impacts in the garden.

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