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Companion planting is one of the sure cure for shooing pests from the garden away . For those of us who want to use environmentally friendly methods, these proposals are not guaranteed, but still have merit. Here are a few you might like to try in your garden this year.

Alliums (including chives, garlic, leeks and onions) deter carrot fly and "generally improve the health of vegetable garden plants ." It seems, garlic and onions aphids and Japanese beetles, moles and mice off.

♦ You can send a Garlic Spray and make use on roses and other plants, but it is mentioned that before you should this love garlic because your garden clear on a could take scent that does not smell like a rose a rose could make.

Basil repels flies and mosquitoes , so it is advisable to "try strategically around your outdoor living area placed in pots." Basil often planted "to improve growth and flavor." near tomatoes

♦ Another herb to put in pots around the garden is Rosemary . This will "deter cabbage moth and Mexican bean beetle." As Use cuttings of the tops of carrots fly to place for carrot.

spinach planted around the garden will "repel slugs." (I will definitely try this.)

♦ try planting Borage ward near tomatoes tomato worms. This is a plant that has beautiful blue flowers on them, and they are edible. This annual plant self seed and come back season after season.

Mint said to discourage the diamondback moth from laying eggs and deter ants. They suggested it to plant around the house - but that's not a good idea unless you are crazy about mint and want nothing more than mint in your garden. these pots mint are placed next to the foundation of the house a much safer way to experiment with this.

♦ Try if you want your Garden Japanese beetles to free . Place white geraniums near Roses. This is to attract Japanese beetles, and you can then pick by hand and discard it in a bucket of soapy water.

Pyrethrum (painted daisies and feverfew) can all be planted to deter aphids in the countryside.

radishes should be the driving forces of the garden. If planted near your squash, they can protect borers of squash. Radishes are a deterrent against cucumber beetles, rust fly and more. Planting them to corn and let them help go borer seeds to fight. So stock up on packages of radish seeds and plant them to many of your vegetables all season long. You will also enjoy fresh radishes while working problems out of your garden to eliminate.

♦ For years, people have avoided to plant vegetables and herbs with flowers they do not think so were attractive, or should be in separate gardens. No longer! They all manage well with each other; in fact, with few exceptions, they support each other in many ways.

excerpts from the book "Better Homes & Gardens Garden Book" and "The Basic Illustrated Indoor / Outdoor Plant & Garden Guide".
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