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Companion planting.....


In the latest edition of ‘Grow It’ there’s an article p.78 about companion planting, specifically interesting is the section regarding mixing leaf types. Apparently planting sage with cabbage resulted in mixed leaf surfaces which confuse insects who apparently have to have four successful landings to identify the right type of leaf to lay their eggs on. This sounds too good to be true … does anyone have experience of this?

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No I hav'nt Anti but I am always up for a challenge and I will be trying this idea, good one.

17 Aug, 2009


Any new ways to deter pests is good.

18 Aug, 2009


Interesting, companion planting's always useful information to know about.

18 Aug, 2009


the article in the mag is worth reading! And I understand the principle behind it. As someone who has grown to like the flavour of whitefly I am keen to try anything to deter it so will definitely be giving this a go.

18 Aug, 2009


I always have a few pots of french marigolds by my tomato plants in the greenhose, and they DO keep whitefly away! (I hate F. marigolds, and the whitefly must share my feelings! lol.)

18 Aug, 2009


i think this should have been a question and not a blog.....?!

18 Aug, 2009

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