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Companion Plants to Grow With Tomatoes

 Planting tomatoes comes with a host of possible setbacks. They are often vulnerable to attacks from blossom end rot to fungal diseases. Without companion plants ion the vicinity insect pests like tomato hornworms, aphids, and whiteflies; early and late blight are all quick to take advantage and invide your plants.

Pruning, vigilant weeding, and mulch can help protect tomatoes, but choosing the best companion plants for tomatos can do a lot of the work naturally and organically.


Basil and Tomatoes are popular companion plants

Basil and tomatoes are soulmates on and off the plate.

This vibrant, aromatic herb repels insects, specifically flies and hornworms, and is believed to improve yield.

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Calendulas are oustanding tomatoe companion plants

Calendula plants are ideal tomato companions, plant them to lure beneficial insects, which help lessen pests and boost the pollination of your tomato plants.

These seductress little insect charmers are a must in the companion garden, not to mention they are an absolute staple in any homestead for their special medicinal qualities.

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Garlic, onion, and other alliums make the perfect companion plants for Tomatoes

It is widely reported the insects may not be able to detect the aroma of tomatoes due to the overpowering odor of chives, onions, and garlic. The strong odor of these alliums masks the scent of  the tomatoes to keep insects at bay.

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Parsley is another great tomatoe companion plant

Parsley is another classic pairing: It boosts growth and attracts predators of the tomato hornworm, like ladybugs, but be sure to keep it well away from mint.

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Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm this tomatoe companion plant acts as an organic fungicide

This herb has a strong aroma and works well as a natural insect repellent. It also functions as a natural antibacterial, which means it can help lessen the prevalence of bacterial and fungal infections on tomato plants.


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These 5 tomatoe companion plants make pest controll easy!

There you have it, another organic solution to a popular gardening problem. Next time you grow tomatoes make sure you plant them alongside companion plants like basil, calendula, onions, parsley and lemon balm to keep all those unwanted pests away from your delicious home grown tomato goodness.

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