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A table of companion plants

July 2, 2010

Companion Plants

Vegetable

Companions

(plants that improve growth)   

Adversaries

(plant that hinders growth)

Cabbage Family
Broccoli Beets, carrot, celery, cucumber, dill, kale, lettuce, mint, nasturtiums, Onion Family, oregano, potato, peppermint, rosemary, sage, spinach, Swiss chard Beans, strawberries
Brussels sprouts Beets, bush beans, carrot, celery, cucumbers, lettuce, nasturtiums, Onion Family, peas, tomato, radish, spinach Pole beans, strawberries, kohlrabi
Cabbage Beets, bush beans, carrot, celery, cucumber, dill, kale, lettuce, mint, nasturtiums, Onion Family, potato, rosemary, sage, spinach, thyme Strawberries
Cauliflower Beet, bush bean, carrot, celery, cucumber, dill, kale, lettuce, mint, nasturtiums, Onion Family, potato, rosemary, sage, spinach Strawberries
Horse-radish Potato  
Kale Beets, bush beans, cabbage, celery, cucumber, lettuce, marigolds, nasturtiums, onion, potato, sage, spinach Wild mustard
Kohlrabi Beets, bush beans,  celery, cucumbers, lettuce, nasturtiums, onion, potato, sage Pole beans, strawberries
Radish Beans, Cabbage Family, carrots, corn, cucumbers , lettuce, melon, nasturtiums, parsnips, peas, spinach, Squash Family, sweet potato Hyssop
Turnip  Onion Family, peas Hedge mustard, potatoes
Goosefoot Family
Spinach Beans, Cabbage Family, celery, lettuce, onion,  peas, radish, strawberries  
Beet Bush beans, Cabbage Family, corn, leeks, lettuce, kohlrabi, Onion Family, radish Pole beans
Swiss chard cabbage, carrots, lettuce, onion, peas Pole beans
Nightshade Family
Eggplant Bush beans, marigolds, Nightshade Family, peas     
Pepper Carrots, eggplant, onion, tomato  
Potato Bush beans, Cabbage Family, corn, eggplant, horse-radish, marigolds, nasturtiums, parsnip, peas Tomato, sunflower, squash, pumpkins, cucumbers
Tomato Asparagus, basil, bush beans, carrots, celery, cucumbers, marigolds, nasturtiums, Onion Family, parsley, peppers Corn, potatoes, fennel, Cabbage Family
Onion Family  
Chives Carrots, fruit trees, grapes, lettuce, tomato Beans and peas
Garlic Celery, onion, raspberries Beans and peas
Leek Carrot, celery, onion, parsley Beans and peas
Onion Beets, Cabbage Family, carrots, chamomile, kohlrabi, leek, lettuce, parsnip, pepper, strawberry, spinach, tomato, turnip Asparagus, bean, corn, peas, sage
Parsley Family
Carrot Beans, chives, cilantro, leeks, lettuce, Onion Family, parsley, peas, pepper,  radishes, rosemary, sage, tomato Dill
Celery Bush beans, Cabbage Family, leeks, nasturtiums, onion, parsley, peas, squash, tomato Carrots, parsnips
Pea Family
Bush bean Celery, corn, cucumbers, strawberries Sunflower, fennel, garlic, Onion Family, basil
Pole bean Carrots, cauliflower, corn, eggplant, marigolds, nasturtiums, peas , potatoes, radish Sunflower, fennel, garlic, Onion Family, basil
Pea Aromatic herbs, carrots, celery, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, parsley, radishes, spinach, squash, turnips  Onion Family, potato
Squash Family
Cantaloupe Corn  
Cucumber Beans, Cabbage Family, corn, leeks, nasturtiums, onion, peas, radish, sunflowers, tomato Potato, aromatic herbs
Pumpkin Corn, eggplant, marigold, melon, nasturtiums, oregano, radish, squash Potato
Squash Borage, celery, corn, dill, marigold, melon, nasturtiums, onion, pumpkin, radish Potato
Watermelon Morning glory Potato
Please note:  Much information about companion planting comes from gardening folklore; few companion planting interactions have actually been researched.  Try these suggestions in your garden and see how they work for you!   
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One Comment leave one →
  1. johnson permalink
    February 2, 2011 6:45 am

    photo cucurbitaceae family crop

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