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Companion Planting Insects vs.Gardens

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« on: August 10, 2008, 10:12:29 pm »

Using Herbs As Companion Plants to Deter Pests

    * Aphids - Chives, Coriander, Nasturtium

    * Ants - Tansy

    * Asparagus Beetle - Pot Marigold

    * Bean Beetle - Marigold, Nasturtium, Rosemary

    * Cabbage Moth - Hyssop, Mint (also clothes moths), Oregano, Rosemary, Sage, Southernwood, Tansy, Thyme

    * Carrot Fly - Rosemary, Sage

    * Flea Beetle - Catmint (Contains nepetalactone, an insect repellent. Steep in water and spray on plants.), Mint

    * Flies - Basil, Rue

    * Fruit Tree Moths - Southernwood

    * Japanese Beetles - Garlic & Rue (When used near roses and raspberries), Tansy

    * Potato Bugs - Horseradish

    * Mosquitoes - Basil, Rosemary

    * Moths - Santolina

    * Nematodes - Marigold (Marigolds should be established for at least 1 year before their nematode deterring properties will take effect.)

    * Savory, Winter - Some insect repelling qualities

    * Squash Bugs & Beetles - Nasturtium, Tansy

    * Ticks - Lavender (Also thought to repel mice and moths.)

    * Tomato Horn Worm - Borage, Pot Marigold
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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2008, 11:36:56 am »

Good info...I`m getting ready to start our fall crop, this will come in handy.
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