Planting certain species of plants together create a wealth of beneficial effects for your garden, including:

– hiding a crop from pests
– producing odors that confuse or repel pests
– tricking and trapping pests away from other plants
– providing breeding and nesting habitat for beneficial insects

There are hundreds of companion planting combinations for a wide number of problems, both verified by scientific research and by your fellow gardener’s bountiful crop. Download the West Coast Seeds Guide to Companion Planting to learn more and see recommendations of which crops to plant together, and which to avoid.