Gardener Resources

Companion Planting and Intercropping

Growing a mix of different plants together can improve their growth and health.

This is a nice guide from Cornell Cooperative extension outlining what vegetable plants grow well with each other, plus information on plants that help control insect pests.

Crop Rotation

Changing the location of where you grow a specific crop in your garden from year to year is a good idea. Otherwise, specific pests can build up and specific nutrients can become depleted. This is easy to avoid with simple crop rotation schemes!

This is a nice article describing the benefits of crop rotation, and outlines a few different ways to rotate crops.