Companion Garden Planting

Companion Planting
For the Home Gardener

(Herbs are in Italics)

Plant Good Companion Bad
Pests Repelled
Asparagus Parsley, Capsicum, Basil, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Pepper
Basil Pepper, Tomato Rue Flies, Mosquitoes
Beans Most Vegetables and Herbs
Beans, Bush or Snap Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Lettuce, Pea, Radish, Tansy, Marigold Irish potatoes, Cucumber, Corn, Strawberry, Celery, Summer Savory, Eggplant Use caution around onions
Beans. Lima Oregano, Chickweed Onion
Beans, Pole Carrots, Cucumber, Eggplant, Lettuce, Peas, Tansy, Corn, Summer Savory, Radish Onion, Beets, Kohlrabi, Sunflower
Beans, Runner Carrots, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Savory, Radish, Spinach, Dwarf Beans, Chicory Sunflower, Beetroot, Garlic, Onions, Leek, Kohlrabi
Beets Bush Beans, Cabbage, Onion Family, Sage
Beetroot Onions, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Spinach, Silver Beet
Borage Tomatoes, Squash, Strawberries Tomato Worm
Broccoli Onions, Leeks, Celery, Rosemary, Dill, Sage, Peppermint
Brussels Sprouts Thyme, Sage, Rosemary, Potatoes
Cabbage Family Bush Beans, Aromatic Herbs, Celery, Beets, Onion Family, Chamomile, Spinach, Chard, Chervil, All Strong Herbs, Marigold, Nasturtium Dill, Strawberries, Pole Beans, Tomato
Catnip Eggplant Flea Beetle, Ants
Caraway Plant through the garden to loosen the soil.
Carrots Bush Beans, Pole Beans, English Pea, Lettuce, Rosemary, Onion Family, Sage, Tomato, Radish, Chives Dill
Cauliflower Peppermint, Onion Family, Kale, Sage, Thyme, Chinese Cabbage
Celery Onion and Cabbage Families, Tomato, Bush Beans, Nasturtium, Spinach, Thyme
Chamomile Cabbage, Onion Family
Chinese Cabbage Onions, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Potatoes
Chervil Radish
Chive Carrots, Onion, Cabbage
Corn Irish Potato, Bush and Pole Beans, English Pea, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Squash, Melons, Peas Tomato
Coriander Aphids
Cucumber Beans, Corn, Peas, Sunflower, Radish, Lettuce, Onion Family, Kohlrabi Irish Potatoes, Aromatic Herbs
Dead Nettle Potatoes Potato Bug
Dill Cabbage Carrots, Caraway
Eggplant Bush and Pole Beans, Marigold, Catnip, Spinach, Sweet Peppers, Lettuce
Fennel Most plants dislike this Herb
Feverfew Roses Attracts aphids away from roses
Flax Carrots, Potatoes Potato Bug
Garlic Roses, Raspberries Japanese Beetle, Aphids
Horseradish Potatoes Potato Bug
Henbit General insect repellent
Hyssop Cabbage, Grapes Radishes Cabbage Moth
Kohlrabi Beetroot, Oregano, Mint, Sage, Thyme Beans
Lavender Moths – Combine with southernwood, wormwood and rosemary in an anti-moth sachet
Leeks Cabbage, Carrots, Celery
Lettuce Bush and Pole Beans, Carrots, Cucumbers, Onion Family, Radish, Strawberries
Marigold Plant throughout the garden. Mexican Bean Beetle, Nematodes, and others
Mint Cabbage, Tomatoes White Cabbage Moth, aphids, flea beetles
Mole Plant Moles and mice
Nasturtium Radish, Cabbage, Cucurbits, Fruit trees Aphids, Squash Bugs, Striped Pumpkin Beetle
Melons Corn, Radish, Sunflower, Nasturtium Potatoes
Onion Family Beets, Cabbage Family, Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, Lettuce, Peppers, Squash, Strawberries, Tomato, Savory, Squash Bush and Pole Beans, Peas
Parsley Tomato, Asparagus, Carrots, Peppermint
Parsnip Lettuce, Chives, Shallots
Peas Bush and Pole Beans, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Radish, Turnips Onion Family, Gladiolus, Irish Potato
Pennyroyal Roses
Pepper, Chilli Onion, Lettuce, Squash, Sweet Pepper, Cucumber
Pepper, Sweet Basil, Tomato, Rhubarb, Eggplant, Lettuce, Asparagus, Parsley, Silver Beet, Spinach
Petunia Beans
Pot Marigold Tomato Tomato Worm, Asparagus Beetle
Potato Sunflower, Cucumber, Beans, Peas, Broad Beans, Tomatoes (Tomatoes and potatoes are both friend and foe. Planting tomatoes near potatoes helps protect against potato blight, but slows the growth of the tomato plant.)
Potato, Irish Beans, Corn, Cabbage Family, Marigolds, Horseradish Pumpkin, Squash, Tomato, Cucumber, Sunflower
Pumpkin Corn, Marigold Irish Potato
Radish Beans, Carrots, Cucumber, Lettuce, Melons, Peas, Squash, Kohlrabi, Nasturtium, Hyssop
Rosemary Sage, Beans, Cabbage, Carrot Cabbage Moth, Bean Beetle, Carrot Fly
Rue Roses and Raspberries Sweet Basil Japanese Beetles
Sage Rosemary, Sage, Carrot, Cabbage Cucumbers Cabbage Moth, Carrot Fly, Flea Beetle, Slugs
Shallot Cabbage, Beetroot, Carrot, Mint, Sage, Thyme Peas, Beans
Southernwood Cabbage Family Cabbage Moth
Sowthistle Tomatoes, Onion, Corn Plant in moderation
Summer Savory Beans Bean beetles
Spinach Celery, Eggplant, Cauliflower, Strawberry, Faba Beans
Squash Nasturtium, Corn, Marigold, Onion, Radish, Irish Potato
Strawberry Lettuce, Bush Beans, Silver Beet, Spinach, Onion Cabbage
Swede Peas, Lettuce, Onion Potato
Tansy Fruit trees, Roses, Raspberries Flying insects, Japanese Beetles, Striped Cucumber Beetles, Squash Bugs, Ants, Flies
Tomato Onion Family, Nasturtium, Marigold, Asparagus, Carrot, Parsley, Cucumber, Mint, Basil Irish Potato, Fennel, Cabbage Family, Corn, Kohlrabi
Thyme Cabbage, Onion, Sage Cabbage Worm
Turnip Peas, Beans, Chives Irish Potato
Wormwood Plant as a border to keep animals out of the garden
Watermelon Corn, Pumpkin
Yarrow Plant near aromatic herbs to enhance the production of essential oils.
Zucchini Lettuce, Peppermint, Peppers, Corn, Silver Beet, Spinach, Squash, Tomato, Parsley Potato


2 thoughts on “Companion Garden Planting”

  1. This will be a great help!


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