Companion Planting Guide Boreal Bloom Homestead
Pairing two heavy nutrient and water feeders together is almost always a recipe for disaster.
Corn and tomatoes are also susceptible to some of the same garden pests.
Fennel is your tomato's worst enemy! Ok, to be fair, fennel is everyone's worst enemy.
Planting peppers with tomatoes can cause pest issues as they are susceptible to the same pests and fungal diseases.
Tomatoes and sweet potatoes are susceptible to common diseases, so it's important to keep them separated to prevent the spread of disease.
Choosing the best companion plants for tomatoes will ensure an abundant crop. Whether it’s growing larger and better tomatoes or helping to stop infestations of disease and pests, tomato companions help create a great environment for tomatoes to thrive and produce.
SO... What should you plant with your tomatoes? Try these tomato companion plants.
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Juvenile dill attracts tons of pollinators and predatory insects and can deter tomato hornworms, but dill that's allowed to fully mature and flower can hinder the growth of your tomatoes.
Both of these plants mature at different times, so it's safe to plant shade-tolerant spinach between your tomatoes!