Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise RiotteCarrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening by Louise Riotte

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful Gardening

byLouise Riotte

Paperback | January 2, 1998

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Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.
Beloved author and life-long gardener Louise Riotte passed away in 1998 at the age of 89. During her life, she wrote twelve books on gardening, companion planting, and garden lore, among them the ever-popular Carrots Love Tomatoes. Her father taught her how to practice astrology, while her mother was an herbalist. Together they greatly...
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Title:Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful GardeningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:January 2, 1998Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580170277

ISBN - 13:9781580170277

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Carrots Love Tomatoes A nice reference book to consider when planning out your garden.
Date published: 2017-02-24

Table of Contents

Introduction

Vegetables

Herbs

Wild Plants

Grasses, Grains, and Field Crops

First Steps for Home Fruit Growing

Nuts

Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

Garden Techniques

Soil Improvement

Pest Control

Poisonous Plants

Garden Plans

Sources

Suggested Reading

Index

From Our Editors

Sprinkled with her trademark quotations, anecdotes and detailed line drawings, Louise Riotte lists hundreds of plants and their ideal (and not so ideal) companions. Readers can easily locate the plants they intend to grow and design a garden for maximum compatibility and yield. Illustrations throughout.

Editorial Reviews

"Carrots Love Tomatoes, by Louise Riotte.a guide to companion planting that has become legendary in gardening circles ever since the first edition was printed in 1975"

 -Spokesman-Review