Companion Planting Chart - Companion Gardening (2024)

Companion Planting Chart - Companion Gardening (1)

Companion gardening is a fantastic way to infuse additional flavors into your vegetables. This type of gardening is a thoughtful way of planting vegetables and herbs together that not only grow well together but can make each other tastier in the process. The following companion planting chart outlines common vegetables and herbs that grow great together. We also include bad combinations that you should avoid. Use this companion planting guide to help plan your garden layout, and be sure to browse our other gardening charts to learn how to plant seeds properly. Start companion gardening today and enjoy a meal filled with robust vegetables and herbs straight from your garden.

Vegetables and Herbs Companion Planting Chart

PlantGood TogetherBad Together
BasilPepper, Tomato, Marigold
Bush BeansBeets, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Leek, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Potato, Radish, RosemaryBasil, Fennel, Kohlrabi, Onion
Pole BeansCarrots, Cauliflower, Chard, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Lettuce, Pea, Potato, Radish, RosemaryBasil, Beets, Cabbage, Fennel, Kohlrabi, Onion
BeetsBush Beans, Cabbage, Lettuce, Lima Beans, Onion, Radish, SageMustard, Pole Bean
CabbageBush Beans, Beets, Carrot, Celery, Cucumber, Dill, Lettuce, Mint, Onions, Rosemary, Sage, Spinach, Thyme, Strong HerbsPole Bean, Tomato
CarrotsBeans, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Chives, Lettuce, Leek, Onion, Peas, Radish, Rosemary, Sage, TomatoCelery, Dill, Parsnip
CeleryPairs well withalmost everything!Carrot, Parsely, Parsnip
CornAll Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Cucumber, Parsely, Peas, Pumpkin, SquashTomato
CucumbersBush Beans, Pole Beans, Cabbage, Corn, Dill, Eggplant, Lettuce, Onions, Peas, Radish, TomatoPotato
EggplantBush Beans, Pole Beans, Peas, Peppers, Potato, SpinachFennel
LettuceCarrots, Garlic, Onion, Radish and just about everything!
OnionBeets, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Cucumber, Lettuce, Parsnip, Pepper, Spinach, Squash, Tomato, TurnipAsparagus, Beans, Peas, Sage
ParsleyTomato
PeasBush Beans, Pole Beans, Carrots, Celery, Chicory, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Parsley, Radish, Spinach, Sweet Peppers, TurnipsOnion
PotatoBush Bean, Cabbage, Carrot, Corn, Horseradish, Onion, Parsnip, PeasCucumber, Kohlrabi, Parsnip, Pumpkin, Rutabaga, Squash, Turnip, Fennel
RadishBeet, Bush Beans, Pole Beans, Carrots, Cucumber, Lettuce, Parsnip, Peas, Spinach, Squash
SpinachCelery, Corn, Eggplant, Cauliflower
SquashCorn, Onion, Radish
TomatoAsparagus, Basil, Beans, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chive, Cucumber, Garlic, Lettuce (Head), Mint, Onion, Parsely, PepperPole Beans, Corn, Dill, Fennel, Potato
Companion Planting Chart - Companion Gardening (2024)

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What plants grow well together chart? ›

Companion Planting Chart
Crop NameCompanions
CARROTSChives Leeks Onions Peas Radishes Rosemary Sage
CORNBeans (pole) Cucumbers Dill Melons Peas Squash Sunflower
CUCUMBERSBeans Borage Dill Lettuce Nasturtiums Oregano Radish Sunflowers Tansy
LETTUCEChives Onions Oregano Peas Poached Egg plants Radishes Scallions Zinnia
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Apr 24, 2024

What vegetables can I plant next to each other? ›

Companion Planting Chart
CropCompanion Plants
LettuceCarrot, garlic, peas, radish, strawberry, onion, chive
OnionBeet, carrot, lettuce, tomato, watermelon, eggplant
PeasApple, carrot, radish, raspberry, turnip
PepperBasil, garlic, onions, radish, nasturtium, cilantro, marigold
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Mar 29, 2024

How far apart do you plant companion plants? ›

In general, plants with known positive relationships should be planted within two or three rows of each other. Plants that have negative or detrimental relationships, should be planted at least two to three rows apart. Infestation of pests or disease can occur more quickly if you plant all the same crop close together.

What are the best 3 plants to grow together? ›

The crops of corn, beans, and squash are known as the Three Sisters. For centuries these three crops have been the center of Native American agriculture and culinary traditions. It is for good reason as these three crops complement each other in the garden as well as nutritionally.

What not to plant with peppers? ›

Brassicas: Almanacs and home gardeners recommend avoiding planting brassicas (cabbage, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower) near peppers because they require different soil acidity levels and can deter pepper plant growth.

What 3 vegetables grow well together? ›

Companion Planting Chart
Type of VegetableFriends
CabbageBeets, celery, chard, lettuce, spinach, onions
CarrotsBeans, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, tomatoes
CornClimbing beans, cucumber, marjoram, peas, pumpkins, squash, sunflowers, zucchini
OnionsCabbage, carrots, chard, lettuce, peppers, tomatoes
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What vegetable should not be planted near each other? ›

Other commonly believed plant incompatibilities include the following plants to avoid near one another:
  • Mint and onions where asparagus is growing.
  • Pole beans and mustard near beets.
  • Anise and dill neighboring carrots.
  • Cucumber, pumpkin, radish, sunflower, squash, or tomatoes close to potato hills.
May 2, 2023

What is the best layout for a vegetable garden? ›

As a general rule, put tall veggies toward the back of the bed, mid-sized ones in the middle, and smaller plants in the front or as a border. Consider adding pollinator plants to attract beneficial insects that can not only help you get a better harvest, but will also prey on garden pests.

Can tomatoes and peppers be planted together? ›

Tomatoes. Although it's usually recommended to not plant tomatoes and peppers right after each other in the same bed every year, they can be grown together in the same garden bed (and then rotated to another bed next season).

How many plants should you group together? ›

Three plants creates balance

Though three can be tricky in human relationships, this number fits expertly in a landscape. The trick is in the arrangement. Three plants in a row is dull because you know what to expect. If you have enough space, group them in an equilateral triangle.

What should you not plant near cucumbers? ›

Antagonistic plants for cucumbers
  • Plants in the same family as zucchinis, melons and pumpkins should not be planted directly next to cucumbers.
  • The same applies to Jerusalem artichokes, lovage, sage, radishes, radishes and tomatoes.
Apr 11, 2023

What not to plant with zucchini? ›

Potatoes can also spread diseases such as late blight, which can also affect zucchinis. Cucumbers and pumpkins should not be planted next to zucchinis as they belong to the same family (Cucurbitaceae) and therefore attract similar pests and diseases.

What not to plant with marigolds? ›

Marigold companion planting enhances the growth of basil, broccoli, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, gourds, kale, potatoes, squash and tomatoes. Marigold also makes a good companion plant to melons because it deters beetles. Beans and cabbage are listed as bad companion plants for marigolds.

How do you group plants together? ›

Arrange in Odd Numbers

And yes, it's completely true for houseplants: The difference between grouping two plants together and grouping three plants together is astonishing! Some people are die-hards about organizing items in trios, but any odd number will work for houseplants.

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