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Companion Planting Chart


Is your garden ready for planting? If so, consider companion planting, which is the idea that one or more plants when grown close to each other will benefit somehow. I've written about the advantages of companion planting before (go here), but here I've attached a companion planting chart to help you out.


Plant

Good Companions

Not So Good Companions

Asparagus

Basil, calendula, parsley, petunias, tomatoes

 

Beans

Carrots, cauliflower, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, potatoes, summer savory, most other veggies & herbs

 

Beans, bush

Celery, cucumbers, corn, potatoes, strawberries, summer savory

Beets, onion family

Beans, pole

Corn, lovage, nasturtium, rosemary, squash, strawberries, summer savory, sunflower

 

Beets

Broccoli, bush beans, cabbage, cauliflower, garlic, kohlrabi, onion

 

Broccoli

Brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, oregano

 

Cabbage family

Aromatic plants, beets, celery, chamomile, dill, garlic, hyssop, nasturtiums, onions, peppermint, potatoes, rosemary, sage

 

Carrots

Chives, leeks, leaf lettuce, onions, peas, rosemary, sage, tomatoes

Coriander, dill

Celery

Bush beans, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks, tomatoes

 

Chives

Carrots, tomatoes

 

Corn

Beans, cucumbers, dill, melons, peas, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, sunflower

Tomatoes because both plants can be attacked by the corn earworm

Cucumbers

Beans, borage, corn, dill, lettuce, nasturtiums, oregano, peas, radishes, sunflowers

Sage and other aromatic plants

Eggplant

Beans, potatoes, spinach

 

Leeks

Carrots, celery, onions

 

Lettuce

Carrots, chives, cucumbers, onions, oregano, peas, radishes, strawberries

Parsley (it can crowd out your lettuce)

Melons

Corn, nasturtium, radish

 

Onions (garlic)

Beets, cabbage, carrot, chamomile, chard, leeks, lettuce, peppers, strawberries, summer savory, tomatoes

Asparagus, beans, peas

Parsley

Asparagus, tomatoes

 

Peas

Beans, carrots, chives, corn, cucumbers, grapes, lettuce, radishes, spinach, turnips, most veggies & herbs

 

Peppers

Basil, marjoram, onions, oregano

Beans

Potatoes

Basil, beans, calendula, catmint, cilantro, corn, cabbage, eggplant, garlic, horseradish, marigolds, oregano, peas, tansy

 

Pumpkins & winter squash

Beans, buckwheat, calendula, corn, marigold, nasturtium, oregano

Rosemary

Radishes

Cucumbers, lettuce, melons, nasturtiums, peas

Hyssop

Spinach

Beans, cilantro, eggplant, oregano, peas, rosemary, strawberries

 

Squash, summer & Zuccini

Buckwheat, corn, nasturtiums, oregano

Potatoes because they’re both prone to blight

Strawberries

Bush beans, borage, lettuce, onions, spinach

 

Sunflowers

Cucumbers

 

Tomatoes

Asparagus, basil, borage, calendula, carrots, chives, dill, garlic, marigolds, nasturtiums, onions, parsley, thyme

Beets, cabbage, dill, fennel, peas, rosemary

Turnips

Peas

 

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