The most common way to combine garden crops is via an age-old technique called interplanting
, which in essence means planting various garden edibles with different growth and spacing attributes together in the same soil beds or rows.
To make the most use of space, vertical gardening (using trellises, cages, or poles for vining or sprawling plants) and interplanting
(growing two or more types of vegetables in the same area at the same time) are commonly used techniques.
You can also make the most of your available space by interplanting
some vegetables or herbs amongst your perennials and annuals.
with broccoli, radishes, beans, catnip, goldenrod, nasturtiums, calendula or tansy.
The health of the soil will be maintained by interplanting
In an effort to bring the spacing of the old vines into a more modern configuration, Beck has also started interplanting
the rows of old vines with a row of new plants at 5-foot spacing.
In the summer, reduce aphid attacks by spraying diluted washing-up detergent and interplanting
with wild forget-me-nots creates an airy cloud of powder-puff blue that looks well in between these classy white blooms.
caused us only one problem: It was difficult to have to harvest from living bouquets.
not only makes it harder for the pest to get at the crop, it can take advantage of insect-deterring chemicals produced by other plants.
However, simply interplanting
peach trees with apple trees has also been found to curb pests.
He notes that the game plan at this point is to continue eradication of the Burma reed and then in a year or two to begin interplanting
pine seedlings, once the weevil populations decline.