Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening
|Rating||:||4.14 (563 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||224 Pages|
Not only does it tell what to plant with what, but also how to use herbal sprays to control insects, what wild plants to encourage in the garden, how to grow fruit and nut trees, how to start small plots or window-box gardens, and much more. This gardening classic was first published in 1975, and now a second generation of gardeners who prefer pest-resistant planning to chemicals will find a place for it on the shelves. It's one of the most practical books around for any gardener of edibles, no matter how serious or casual.
"Not impressed" according to Harout. The title of this book is somewhat misleading. There is not much help or organized content for companion gardening in this book. Whatever useful info there is it is randomly scattered through the book. For example, if you like to know what goes well with tomatoes you have to go to six different pages from the index and hope to glean something.There is a whole lot of content about the history and use of some vegetables and herbs. Though might interesting info it is not why I bought this book.In short, the book is nor organized well and any material con. "most of the book is not on companion planting" according to jr. I expected the book to be mostly about companion planting, and it wasn't. I would have been better off getting the book from the library and just copying the few pages that I was interested in. Most to the information in the book was information I already had elsewhere. For an experienced gardener, I thought this was a waste of money.. Not Quite the Miracle I Expected As an avid gardener for home use, I'm good enough at it to know I'm not as good as I should be. In the last few years I've been making a concerted effort to change my gardens into something more closed loop, sustainable, organic and productive. Not a small feat, I know, and so references of all sorts have been making their way through my hands.Carrots Love Tomatoes was at the top of my list as it is considered "the" guide to companion planting. Companion planting, for those who don't know, is a way of planting things of different types together or apa
Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem. . This classic companion-gardening guide outlines the keys to creating a harmoniously varied and bountiful garden. Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive