Plant partners : science-based companion planting strategies for the vegetable garden / Jessica Walliser.
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- ISBN: 9781635861334 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 1635861330 (pbk.) :
- Physical Description: 205 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2020.
|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.
"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.
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Summary: "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"--