Spring is in the air for Florida and planting a garden certainly comes to mind. Veggies, herbs and flowers are quite common choices, but did you know that there are certain plants that should not be near each other? For instance, if you are going to plant carrots then you would want to plant lettuce, chives, leeks, sage and peas next to it, but not strawberries, fennel or cabbage.
Plants that are companions fight off those pests that want to eat and destroy your plants and hard work. Putting plants together that attract beneficial insects and others that act as repellents to bad pests can help your garden bloom and give you the harvest you’re looking for.
Check out this Companion Planting Guide the Old Farmer’s Almanac before you buy your seeds or plants and reap the benefits of companion planting.