Common Garden Vegetables
Their Companions and Their Antagonists

Alliums Fruit trees, Nightshades (tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, etc), Brassicas (cabbage, broccoli, kohlrabi, etc) Carrots Beans, Peas, Parsley
Asparagus Tomatoes, Parsley, Basil Onion, Garlic, Potatoes
Beans Potatoes, Carrots, Cucumbers, Radishes, Rosemary, Peas, Corn, Cucumbers, Brassicas, Summer Savory, most other vegetables and herbs Tomatoes, chili peppers, sunflowers, alliums (onions, garlic, etc), Gladiola
Pole Beans Corn (see Three Sisters, Summer Savory, Sunflowers Onions, Beets, Kohlrabi, Cabbage
Bush Beans Potatoes, Cucumbers, Corn,Strawberries, Celery, Summer Savory Onions
Beets Lettuce, Onions, Brassicas, Kohlrabi Pole beans
Brassicas (Cabbage, Cauliflower,Kale, Kohlrabi, Broccoli) Aromatic Herbs, Potatoes, Celery, Chamomile, Dill Peppermint, Sage, Rosemary, Beets, Onions, Spinach Pole beans, strawberries, tomatoes
Carrots Chives, Rosemary, Sage, Radishes, Lettuce, Peas, Onions, Leeks, Tomatoes Dill
Celery Leeks, Tomatoes, Bush Beans, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cosmos, Daisies, Snapdragons corn, Aster flowers, these can transmit the aster yellows disease
Chives Carrots, tomatoes Peas, beans
Corn Sunflowers, Pumpkins, Beans, Potatoes, Peas, Cucumbers, Pumpkin, Squash Tomatoes, Celery
Cucumber Beans, Carrots, Beets, Onions, Radishes, Corn, Peas, Lettuce, Dill, Sunflowers, Nasturniums, Marigolds Potatoes, aromatic herbs
Dill Cabbage, Onions, Cucumbers Tomato
Eggplant Beans, Peppers, Potatoes  
Leek Onions, celery, carrots Legumes (beans, peas, etc)
Lettuce Carrots with radishes, Strawberries, Cucumbers, Onions  
Marigold Plant throughout the garden  
Oregano Good to all Vegetables  
Onion (and garlic) Beets, Strawberries, Tomatoes,Lettuce, Summer Savory, Chamomile, Leeks, Parsley Peas, Beans, Parsley
Parsley Tomatoes, Asparagus  
Peas Carrots, Turnips, Radishes, Cucumbers, Corn, Beans, Lettuce, most vegetables and herbs Onions, Garlic, Chives, Gladiola, Potatoes
Roses Garlic  
Potato Beans, Corn, Cabbage, Horseradish,Marigold, Eggplant (as a lure for the Colorado potato beetle) Pumpkin Squash, Cucumber, Sunflowers, Tomatoes, Raspberry
Pumpkin Corn, Beans Potato
Radish Peas, Nasturtium, Lettuce, Cucumber  
Sage Broccoli, Cauliflower, Rosemary, Cabbage, Carrots Kohlrabi, Corn, Potatoes, Fennel, Cabbage
Soybeans Grows/helps with everything  
Spinach Strawberries  
Squash Nasturtiums, Corn Potatoes
Strawberries BUSH Bean, Spinach, Borage, Lettuce (as a border), Onions Cabbage
Sunflower Cucumbers Potato
Tomatoes Basil, Chives, Onions, Parsley, Asparagus,Marigold, Nasturtiums, Carrots Black Walnut, Kohlrabi, Corn, Potatoes, Fennel, Brassicas
Turnip Peas  

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