If some of your plants appear to dislike each other even more than your in-laws do, proceed as you would in either case and keep the plants separated as much as possible—by at least two or three rows in your garden. On the other hand, species that get along swimmingly can be interspersed or placed next-row to each other in what is called companion planting.
Read on to learn more about companion planting and how you can use this practice in your home garden.
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What Is Companion Planting?
Companion planting is simply planning your garden in such a way that plants that can inhibit each other’s growth are kept far apart while grouping those that encourage each other’s productivity together. Keep in mind that much of the information on companion gardening is based on folklore and tradition and not necessarily