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Plant partners : science-based companion planting strategies for the vegetable garden / Jessica Walliser.

Walliser, Jessica, (author.).

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Summary:

Companion planting has a long history of use by gardeners, but the explanation of why it works has been filled with folklore and conjecture. Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for this ever-popular growing technique, offering dozens of ways you can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit your whole garden. Through an enhanced understanding of how plants interact with and influence each other, this guide suggests specific plant combinations that improve soil health and weed control, decrease pest damage, and increase biodiversity, resulting in real and measurable impacts in the garden. -- Provided by publisher.
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Cascade Locks Library 635 WAL 2020 (Text) 33892100718734 Adult New Books Book None 01/26/2021 Checked out 03/20/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635861334
  • Physical Description: 205 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: North Adams, Massachusetts : Storey Publishing, [2020].

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 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.
Summary, etc.:
Companion planting has a long history of use by gardeners, but the explanation of why it works has been filled with folklore and conjecture. Plant Partners delivers a research-based rationale for this ever-popular growing technique, offering dozens of ways you can use scientifically tested plant partnerships to benefit your whole garden. Through an enhanced understanding of how plants interact with and influence each other, this guide suggests specific plant combinations that improve soil health and weed control, decrease pest damage, and increase biodiversity, resulting in real and measurable impacts in the garden. -- Provided by publisher.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued in electronic format.
Subject: Companion planting.
Vegetable gardening.

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