Integrated Vegetable Companion Growing Guide

For a healthy and flourishing garden, when planning and deciding what seeds to plant where, it is  recommended to use integrated companion crops. This guide will show you what vegetables and flowers support or inhibit the growth of other plants.


Planted near: most garden crops

Pest management: aphids, mosquito repellent.

Notes: improves the taste and growth of garden crops, especially tomatoes and lettuce.


Planted near: cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, marigolds, potatoes, herbs, strawberries.

Keep away from: fennel, garlic, leeks, onions, shallots

Notes: potatoes and marigolds help repel beetles that may cause harm to the beans. Beans are nitrogen fixers.


Planted near: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, beans, cabbage, cauliflower, chard, kohlrabi and onions.

Keep away from: mustard, climbing beans.


Planted near: radish, beet, buckwheat, calendula, carrot, chamomile, dill, hyssop, marigold, mint, nasturtium, onion, rosemary, sage, thyme.

Keep away from: Strawberries

Notes: marigold may repel cabbage moths. Nasturtiums repel aphids.

Cabbage and cauliflower

Planted near: radish, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, celery, chard, spinach, tomatoes.

Keep away from: Strawberries

Notes: celery against earthworms. radish against Prodenia and used for attracting pests.


Planted near: Corn


Planted near: cabbage, chives, potatoes, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, radishes, rosemary, sage.

Notes: onions, leeks repel flies and pests.


Planted near: apples, berries, carrots, grapes, peas, roses, tomatoes.

Notes: improve taste and growth of companion plants. Deters aphids and beetles.


Planted near: beans, cucumbers, melons, peas, squash, soybeans, squash.


Planted near: beans, cabbage, corn, radishes, sunflowers.

Keep away from: Potatoes

Notes: Radishes may deter cucumber beetles. Cucumbers may encourage Wilt in potatoes.


Planted near: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, lettuce, onion

Keep away from: carrots

Comments: growth and Flavor enhancer.


Planted near: the green beans, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes

Notes: green beans deter harmful bugs for eggplants..


Planted near: cabbage, fruit trees, roses, tomatoes

Keep away from: peas, beans

Notes: deter beetles and aphids. Garlic oil spray deters flies, aphids and moths. Tea helps ward off any potato late blight.